Has anyone had the 2 part test for Down syndrome? It's a blood test they take blood in first trimester then again in the second trimester. The results came back normal for the first part now I'm waiting for the results for the second part. I'm not worried about the results I'm young, only 25 and have no family history. I'm seen on a military base because my husband is military and we see midwives and so far both midwives are not very good and are giving me outdated information. I'm just wondering how common this test is and accurate? I tried researching it online and couldn't find much about a 2 part test. The midwife couldn't explain any of the test or anything to me she just told me the results came back normal.
She also was upset that I went in town to find out the gender(girl). She told me it's still a 50% chance because a males boy parts do not show until 18 weeks so they are all girls until then. We don't care whether it's a boy or girl and haven't bought anything and are waiting for our 20 week scan it just bothered me how rude she was about it. Then I looked that up and read that what she said was wrong too male parts start developing in first trimester.
The last midwife at my first appointment told me when I excercise to keep my heart rate under 140 then I looked it up and from what I read that is outdated information. Which I have been following just to be safe and I switched from running to walking because when I run my heart rate does right over 140. I use my Apple Watch to monitor it.
Being military I have the option of switching to Tricare standard and being seen off base it just costs more out of pocket. Which is what I am thinking about doing because I'm not happy with the care on base so far. Sorry for the lengthy post and rant I'm just so upset with the care I've been receiving.