is bone length a good sign for a bay not to have a d/s, Im so worried, my baby's measurment were all in range except that they said the bowels were shinny and it could be a marker for d/s, shouldnt they rule d/s out if all bone size is normal? pls reply.
Tina - usually, there are abnormalities in the long bones of a fetus with Downs syndrome. After about 25 weeks, they can usually tell, but I think some babies are normal and have short bones. So it doesn't seem like it's an exact science.
I think another thing they look for is a very active baby, that's a good sign the baby doesn't have Downs.
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