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Who's had genetic counseling done?

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 My doctor called and my 2nd tri labs (quad) came back with abnormalities that "alarmed" him and I now have a referral to Walter Reed to be seen on Friday.

 DH is in the field and it happens to be a little over an hour from our house. I am thankful that they are letting him leave for the one day of appointments.

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Re: Who's had genetic counseling done?

  • We did.  

    My quad screen results came back with an elevated risk for Downs Syndrome.  My OB had me see an MFM specialist who did a higher level u/s.  That u/s, done at about 14 weeks, showed nothing concerning and the MFM indicated

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  • My quad screen came back abnormal for nuero tube defects , so they repeated it, and it was just barely normal, so they made me do genetic counseling anyway. Like PP, they sent me to an MFM for a level II ultrasound because of that and because DS's kidneys
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  • Thank you for the responses ladies. I leave for my appointment in less than two hours and I just want to know whats going on. I'll update this post with my results.

    BFP #1 11/07/2012 EDD 07/09/2013 M/C 11/22/2012

    BFP #2 02/05/2013 EDD 09/19/2013 Arrived via c-section 09/27/2013

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  • I've been working with a preinatology office related to family history.  THe genetic couselor was REALLY nice and thorough.  She will ask you a ton of questions about family and any health issues or pregnancy related issues (all the wa

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    THe genetic couselor was REALLY nice and thorough.  She will ask you a ton of questions about family and any

    BFP #1 11/07/2012 EDD 07/09/2013 M/C 11/22/2012

    BFP #2 02/05/2013 EDD 09/19/2013 Arrived via c-section 09/27/2013

    Lilypie Angel and Memorial tickers

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