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Harmony test - how long did you wait for the results?

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VamonosPest Tue 23-Aug-16 07:00:42

I am 14 weeks pregnant and was given a high risk of Down's syndrome after my 12 week scan/bloods last week. I am booked in for a harmony test today. I haven't even had the test yet and the wait for the results is driving me to distraction! I can't sleep, I am teary and short with my DC. My clinic has said within 5 working days for the results but I'm guessing the bank holiday will slow things down. How long have people had to wait for results, has anyone heard back sooner?

AliBingo Tue 23-Aug-16 11:21:49

My last one was slightly less than a week I think. It is excruciating, good luck.

YoureMyWifeNowDave Tue 23-Aug-16 11:32:30

We had the test done on a Monday and were told it would take until the following Monday or Tuesday but had a phone call on the Friday to say the results were all ok and got written confirmation in the post on the Monday.

Good luck.

Alwaysinahurrynow Tue 23-Aug-16 11:32:54

Had bloods taken the day before Good Friday and then got the results on the following Friday (so effectively only four working days later) and they had to travel from Scotland to London.

VamonosPest Tue 23-Aug-16 15:31:22

Thanks for the replies all. I have just had the test so the waiting game is on. I am in bits! Need to figure out some good distraction techniques.

DifficultSituation999 Tue 23-Aug-16 21:18:35

Hey, Hope your results come in soon! I recently went through this wait (results of an amnio rather than Harmony) and it is a really tough time. I found watching lots and lots of Netflix helped to just switch my brain off and think of something else. I also went on a bit of an online shopping spree! It feels like a distant memory now but it was only 5 weeks ago. Hopefully this will all feel like a distant memory to you soon, too, so you can enjoy the remainder of your pregnancy. Best wishes x

VamonosPest Tue 23-Aug-16 22:16:34

Thank you. I think I might need to find a new series to watch! Shopping spree sounds like a good plan too. Hope you had good results x

CatsCantFlyFast Tue 23-Aug-16 22:24:07

4 working days this time. Prior time it took longer but that was when they were sending bloods to America

VamonosPest Thu 25-Aug-16 07:42:21

1 day down, ??? more to go. My house has never been so clean.

user1472662726 Thu 01-Sep-16 11:41:05

Just wondering if you got the results vamonos. I hope it was ok.

VamonosPest Thu 01-Sep-16 19:22:05

Hi user, I got the results at the weekend (was not expecting the call at all) and they results were low risk. I can't express my relief. Thanks for asking.

YoureMyWifeNowDave Fri 02-Sep-16 19:44:41

I'm glad it was good news, I hope you can relax and enjoy the rest of your pregnancy Vamanos

VamonosPest Fri 02-Sep-16 20:22:09

Thank you YoureMyWifeNowDave, need to try and put it all out of my mind and look forward now flowers

user1472662726 Fri 02-Sep-16 22:19:58

Hi vamonos, really glad you hear your news. Best wishes.

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