Many woman test positive for the down syndrome test.....85% of those woman fall into the false positive. This is why these tests is optional. My doctor told me if I didn't have any family history of birth defects that I didn't need to be tested but if I wanted the test I could have it! I did have them ran but on my end everything came back fine. I know my best friend opted to not have them done because she didn't want to stress over the fact that she could not do anything if it came back positive....that she would ultimately blame herself for passing the gene onto her baby...basicly beat herself up over it! So in tje end its ultimately is your choice. Best of luck dear!
Mine came back high risk so I had the amnio test, which although painful has come back negative. We know now for certain that the baby is fine but the emotions you go through especially whilst waiting isn't nice and unfortunately they couldn't get the fluid on the first try so I had to have it done again a week later. It's up to each individual but personally we wanted to be prepared for the future and also make the right choice for our baby future.
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.