Hello everyone. Please forgive me for being a lurker for the past several weeks. I haven't wanted to jinx myself or this pregnancy (I've had two previous losses and am a FTM). Last week after waiting for 11 days to hear back, I received my panorama results. Unfortunately, my baby girl came back high risk for Turner Syndrome. Even scarier is that my doctor admitted to me that they haven't had any patients in the practice receive this result before and they weren't sure as to next steps. So I was left to my own devices for four days googling horror stories and positive stories but still not knowing what to do next.
Finally, I received a call from the Regional Perinatal Center that I was booked for three appointments on November 8. A level II sono (all others have looked perfectly normal)., followed by a meeting with a geneticist and they have scheduled me for an optional amniocentesis after that. At that point, I will be 16 weeks.
I have heard mixed stories on false positives for Turner Syndrome with panorama and my SO believes that the amnio could provide us with either a sense of relief or we can spend the next six months preparing for a very different life than we expected but we can research specialists and make arrangements to give that little girl the best possible life given the circumstances.
I am looking to hear from other women who have been here before and why you did or didn't choose to get the amnio. The doctor told me that the m/c rate from amnio is less than 1 in 500 which is less scary than I had previously heard, but still risky none the less. Any experience that is shared is GREATLY appreciated.