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high risk downs

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lexilou86 · 05/07/2017 19:34

Hi all.
i have been told i am high risk for downs 1 in 130.. we have paid for private blood test and i get results in 1 week. but now i am seeing that no nasal bone is a strong sign of downs.. i have had a look at my 13 week scan.. and i can see a white line where its nose.. is this the nasal bone?? tia any advice.

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leighdinglady · 05/07/2017 19:37

I can see a nasal bone

flumpybear · 05/07/2017 19:39

One in 130 isn't that high is it? If you had 130 babies only 1would be Downs if you see what I mean?
Perhaps it's different now as my youngest is 5

Wait for your results then make an informed decision - you can have a CV test or amnio don't forget

Good luck Star

lexilou86 · 05/07/2017 19:43

yeah low risk is 1 in 150 so i was close but i cant not know and i have more risk of miscarriage doing the amnio than i do the baby having downs.. but as theyve told me my PappA is low i need to find out.. just wish my private scan wouodve told me about the nasal bone rather than having to research myself

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greatbigbushybeard · 06/07/2017 19:51

Hi, I was in pretty much the same situation as you a few months back but my risk was 1 in 70. My risk factor was due to age & bloods- low Papp a & high hcg. They did lots of extra scans on me to check blood flow from the placenta & they told me baby had nasal bone & heart was strong. We opted for private test & results came back low risk 1 in 10,000- bonkers really to go from high risk to that. We just tried to keep busy & wait for the results. There's nothing else you can do really. And once results are in you'll be able to make a choice. Hopefully all will be fine with you too. It's such a horrible worry xx

m0ezkhan · 24/07/2017 02:59

My missus and I are in a similar situation. High hcg, low Papp-A but normal NT from blood test at 12 weeks. 1:138 risk

Currently 15 weeks and had a private ultrasound scan; all organs and bones were normal and even found out the gender!

Partner wants to do NIPT blood test but we live in Malaysia and it's a lot of money.

All this worry over this blood test though? We are going to leave it for a few weeks as going back to UK for summer hols. Maybe fork out for a NIPT like Panorama or Harmony when we get back.

Ceebs85 · 24/07/2017 05:42

Sounds low to me.

I had 1 in 7 risk due to low PAPP-A and everything is fine. Baby is due in 2 and a half weeks.

I know it's really difficult but if I were you I would try to avoid reading into things like you are doing as you'll drive yourself mad.

Fingers crossed for the results you want xx

dontpokethebear · 24/07/2017 05:47

lexilou86 have you had your results?

lexilou86 · 09/11/2017 21:03

sorry i came off mumsnet and forgot my login.. back on.. all clear and 33 weeks now with my lil baby boy .. how are u?

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