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A 35-year-old male asked:

My pregnant qife 34 years old, blood test came out trisomy21 1:14. doctor ordered chorionic sample. what is the chance of my baby?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trisomy 21: Trisomy 21 or Down's Syndrome is the concern for your girlfriend and you. The MD wants to get a sample of the chorion(pregnancy membrane) which has the genetic composition of the fetus and can then give you an accurate answer about the status of the baby. There may be some challenges ahead and decisions to make if this is confirmed.

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