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Nuchal fold measuring 4.1 at 13+4

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Claudius123 Thu 05-Sep-19 07:25:18

So I had my 12 week scan yesterday, I'm actually 13+4 but that was the earliest they could fit me in. The nuchal fold is 4.1 and they're sending me for blood screening and Nother scan next week. I'm devastated. I suffered a miscarriage right before this pregnancy too. They suggested down syndrome or other chromosomal defects. Does anyone have similar stories. Negative or positive? I'm considering the nipt private testing.

RudyCJ Wed 11-Sep-19 10:02:26

I know it’s difficult not to worry, I was in the same boat with a reading of 4cm which I was told was “just above the normal range”. I would definitely opt for the NiPT, can’t put a price on peace of mind (luckily for us my Fetal Centre provided it for free with higher readings). I’m sure everything is fine - without the screening bloods test it really isn’t that accurate. But I feel for you - waiting for the result was awful xox

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