Most of the time fragile x syndrome affects boys more severely than girls. Because you are a fragile x carrier, the likelihood of passing on the fragile x gene is 50/50. That is, in any pregnancy, each conception has a 50% chance of inheriting the fragile x expansion.
Also, although boys are significantly affected when they get mom's expanded fragile x gene, girls can have similar or less severe effects, or sometimes none at at all, and some girls simply "carry" the gene.
You might benefit from seeking a consultation with prenatal/genetic specialists who can give you more information about options for women with fragile x. Hope that helps.
Best wishes. ~eureka
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