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21 Oct 2009

Down Syndrome
Hello doctor

What are the chances of a baby getting down syndromes depending on a woman' s age, ie if she is in her early 20' s or older? Does a persons age really matter and what are the odds?
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

There is a greater chance of Down syndrome as you get older, particularly after 35 years. However, young women also have Down's babies though the risk is lower.

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