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Is there any way to naturally lower the risk of down syndrome?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: No Except....

The risk of having a baby with down's syndrome increases with the age of the mother. Thus having children at younger ages is the only known way to naturally lower the risk.

In brief: No Except....

The risk of having a baby with down's syndrome increases with the age of the mother. Thus having children at younger ages is the only known way to naturally lower the risk.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. James Ferguson
There are limits to this idea. There is a slight uptick in frequency for mothers in their early to mid teens.
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