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Bright spot on babies heart?

Yesterday I had an u/s and they noticed a bright spot on one of the babies hearts. They said it could be a marker for Down syndrome or it could be nothing but just calcium build up. Anyone have something like this happen to them?
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  • DS had it. He is fine. If your LO had no other markers for Downs and the NT scan looked good I really wouldn't worry. I was told that it is what they call a soft marker, and in the absence of any other markers isn't a big deal. I know it is hard not to worry. We did too. Our doctor really helped put it in perspective though.
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  • My coworker had that happen and has a healthy happy one year old. That seems to be a common false positive. There were no other markers for her.
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  • DD had this show up on one of our ultrasounds, and they told me the same thing. There were also no other markers for Downs, and she is a happy, healthy 14 month old...  Good luck to you!
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    DS had it. He is fine. If your LO had no other markers for Downs and the NT scan looked good I really wouldn't worry. I was told that it is what they call a soft marker, and in the absence of any other markers isn't a big deal. I know it is hard not to worry. We did too. Our doctor really helped put it in perspective though.

    This exactly for us as well.  Our LO is healthy & strong.

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  • Thank you so much for your input, it helps so much knowing others have been told the same thing and had perfectly healthy babies:) 
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