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High risk of Downs

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PPP7070 Thu 23-Jun-16 11:45:32

I need someone to talk some sense into me! I'm 37 and pregnant with my first baby. At my 12 weeks scan everything apparently looked fine. However I was called with my blood results which took my risk of downs to 1:47. I appreciate that's only a 2% risk but very scary. I had the Harmony blood test done on Tuesday morning and now facing the long wait to hear the results....x

hopeful31yrs Thu 23-Jun-16 13:37:12

Sorry to hear you are going through this. I've recently been through the same but with a combined risk of 1:5. We had a great outcome but ended up doing nifty test as we didn't want to wait 2 weeks for an amino and the risk. Waited 10 days for nifty and still waiting 20 week anomaly scan but all seems well. It's stressful and it's lonely waiting - your risk seems high but it's still tiny. Please google - most people have good outcomes and I was reassured. Was also given details for ARC who are brill at discussing worries.

Here to hand hold as others did for me xxx

PrettyDumb Thu 23-Jun-16 13:39:28

Have you discussed it with your partner?

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