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Triploidy: This occurs when the cells & organisms contain three sets of chromosomes instead of the normal two (one from each parent). This occurs due to abnormal cell division, & occurs in some plants & animals such as goldfish. It rarely occurs in humans where they have 69 chromosomes, are stillborn or pregnancy ends up in miscarriage. Cause is egg being fertilized by 2 sperms. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
How can a fetal maternal medicine specialist. Help me exactly with triploidy? Can they advise me on how to keep my child alive n what precotions i need
Please clarify: Please clarify your question: are you currently pregnant with a triploid baby, or already have a triploid child, or had it before and don't want to have it again? If you are pregnant, can be managed as high risk pregnancy, if you have a child with the disease, medical geneticist will help you better, if you want to avoid it, PIGD is the answer, good luck ...Read more
I just lost my baby to triploidy syndrome n had to go through labour. Now I have lost 7 kilos in 12 days n can't eat?
To experience labor : Knowing the devastating outcome is very traumatic. I hope your & your family held your baby & said, "good-bye" mental health professionals help guide your grieving & watch for more serious depression. Most trisomies are genetic accidents; no one is at fault. A geneticist can discuss the specific trisomy & it's recurrence risk based on testing you & your hubby for translocations, also accidental. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was told i mite have triploidy and its fatal to my bby.but yet she has no chromo prob. What should i do now? Im fighting for her to live.shes my 1st
Confusing question: You say your kid may be triploid, an extremely rare defect where one has 3 sets of chromosomes,not 2. You then say she has no chromosome problem. The two statements cannot both be true. Please clarify the information. I am sorry you are so confused but this type of information would throw anyone for a loop. ...Read more
Iv bn told i mite have triploidy but rulled out Down syndrome trisomyl 18,13. What do i need to do to keep my bby safe.and be able 2 deliver her ?
Seek referral to a : fetal-maternal medicine specialist if your amnio or CVS revealed Triploidy. Triploidy= an entire extra set of 23 chromosomes. If 2 sperm fertilize a 1normal egg, the fetus can have restricted body growth , a large head & a small placenra. If 1 normal sperm fertilizes an egg that has 1 extra set of chromosomes, the fetus can have a small head & an enlarged placenta filled with cysts. ...Read more
Yes : Pregnant teenagers face different challenges. Medically speaking, they are at higher risk for preterm birth, low birth weight, and increased infant mortality. They also have higher rates of depression and children with delayed cognitive abilities. This doesn't include the huge socioeconomic burden that teenage pregnancy brings to the table. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many reasons: Complications in pregnancy can be from the pregnancy itself, such as placenta problems, amniotic fluid problems and problems with the baby's development. Other reasons might be medical complications related to diabetes, high blood pressure, lupus and many other medical conditions. Other reasons can be self imposed such as smoking drinking and using drugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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