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Do I Have A Chance To Adopt A Baby If Older
Yes: Arbitrary age for the "older" parent attempting to adopt is over 40yrs old. In the US there is more competition for adoption with younger parents for a pregnant woman on her own who will consider placing their child with you. Russia, China, Korea and India are open to adoptions for older parents. Adopters who are flexible with the age of the child will receive quicker placement. Being healthy. ...Read more
My sister has a two yrs old Down syndrome boy.What is the chance that a second baby is also affected?Is there chance to reduce the risk?
Depends: Traditional ds (>85%) have an extra 21 chromosome & recurrence risk runs 1% for young mothers but 1% + the age factor as a women ages. There are uncommon forms of ds due to transfer of pieces between chromosome where the mom or dad could be an asymptomatic carrier. The % of those varies with the defect & it would be best to consult a geneticist. If regular ds, the numbers above apply. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had two c-sections (10 yrs and 7 months ago), I am now 42 years old, do I still have chance to have another baby?
I'm 23yrs old & my 12 wk NT u/s showed a small increase of fluid behind the baby's neck. What are my chances of having a normal healthy baby?
...: you will have to combine this finding with lab tests, but highly suspicious for Downs. please follow up with your OB ASAP. ...Read more
35yrs old preg w/3rd. What r the chances of baby coming early?&how early? 2 priors were not early.
Im 25 years old now.i started masturabting 12 years before. I masturbate too much sometimes 3 times a day. So if i get married is there any chances not getting a baby??
I'm 31yrs old, found out I have ds baby in 20wks, decided to terminate. What's my chance to conceive with another ds baby again?
Dr If FL is 1week2 days behind when comparing with BPD,AC,HC what are the chances of having down syndrome baby ?Im 25 years old.really tensed :(
Get the actual ans-: wer. With a blood draw, you will know if your fetus is affected with Down syndrome in 3 to 6 days by fetal DNA analysis; 99.9% accurate, with an amnio or CVS for confirmation of a positive to eliminate the approximate 1 in 1000 false positive. This test has made all of the ultrasound screening for Down syndrome obsolete. ...Read more
What to do if I'm 19 years old and I have been told that I have a 1 and 6 chance of my baby having down syndrome.?
Hard to say: DS births can occur with mothers of any age. If your screening test that suggests it,you must decide what you will do with the information.You can get a more specific test that could confirm or exclude the finding.You might be better able to prepare for the birth if you knew. ...Read more
I am 28 years old and just received news from my obgyn that I have a 1:50 chance to have a baby with down syndrome. I am extremely worried.?
Statistics!: Try to remember that a one-in-fifty chance of having a baby with down syndrome is the same as a forty-nine-out-of-fifty chance that you won't. Depending on how far along you are, you may be able to have a test that will tell you for certain, i.e., through amniocentesis or chorionic villous sampling. Please talk to your health care provider for more information and hopefully, reassurance. Lgromkomd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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