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25 Jul 2005

Downs Sifting Test - your thoughts pls
Hi

After my 17 week checkup my doc gave us the option (as he does all his preggy patients) of going for the downs syndrome sifting blood test.

We are trying to decide whether we should go for it or not (I am not in the high risk age group) - what are your thoughts?

thanx
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

It depends on whether you want to know if there is a high risk of having a child with Down syndrome or not. Thjis can occur at any age. You will have to think quickly else you will be too late for the test.

Best wishes
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