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Did anyone else opt out of the early testing for down syndrome and other defects? If yes what was your outcome.
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Im not doing any testing..i think if dr says baby looks great no need to worry..i feel those test just get u stressed out..i have 2 friends who they told that the babies would be down syndrome.babies were perfectly fine.. i leave up to god. :)
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If that part the quad test?
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We opted out on the testing and so far everything with our baby girl has been good. 24 +4 and everything is normal and healthy with our baby :).
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I had the testing,  due to my age, and I will tell you right now that the anxiety and stress from waiting for these results is killing me! If you are young and your u/s is normal, I'd say skip the testing. Its just not worth the amount of fear and stress it puts on you (In my opinion).Plus, they can come back with a false positive. If you would continue the pregnancy,  despite the results, then just skip it :)
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I opted out on my first pregnancy as well as this pregnancy. I find no point in taking a test that will say whether or not my baby has the "possibility" for a defect. Then having a test come back with one of those "possibilities" and spending the rest of my pregnancy worrying and stressing about something that is a "possibility"
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Yeah I decided not to because I don't want to stress throughout my whole pregnancy over something that might yield false positive results. I heard the anatomy ultrasound they do at 20 weeks will show you if something is wrong.  I'm glad I'm not alone on opting out.
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