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Late Ovulation Down Syndrome
Ab 9 weeks pregnant. My cycles were 45 days long and I got pregnant from ovulating on day 30. Does late ovulation increase risk for Down syndrome?
Downs syndome: Fertilization of an aged egg may predispose to Down's Syndrome ...Read more
Down syndrome is a genetic condition in which there is an extra chromosome present. Symptoms may range from mild to severe. Children with Down syndrome share a common physical appearance including a flattened nose, small ears, a small mouth, upward slanting eyes, and a single crease in the ...Read more
Timing: The best time to try is around the time of ovulation, or best shortly before. For most this is around mid-cycle, women with irregular cycles are harder to pinpoint. Counting cycle days, following temperatures, home opk are often helpful. Do you think you have a clear idea around when you ovulate? Is that based on opk, counting days, or another method? ...Read more
Yes: The least variation in a cycle is the time from ovulation to the next period. The corpus luteum which is the remainder of the follicle after ovulation will only make Progesterone for 2 weeks unless there is pregnancy hormone, hcg, to "rescue" it. If you ovulate on day 14 you will have a 28 day cycle. If you ovulate day 20 you will have a 34 day cycle. ...Read more
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