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23 Mar 2007

Amniocentisis how safe is it
My wife is 12 weeks pregnant her Gynae told her to have an Amnio done as soon as possible because we lost our first born when he was 1 month. He was dignosed with having Edwards Syndrome. How safe is the Amniocentisis Procedure.
What are the chances of a Miscarrige during the procedure?
What are the chances of Edwards Syndrome re-occuring ?
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The risk of miscarriage with an amniocentesis is 1%.
The recurrence risk fro Edward's syndrome is about 1%.

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