I do not think trisomy 21 is something passed from generation to generation. As far as I know it is just a fluke where you get a third chromosome on the 21 gene. Have you done the quad screen blood test? Also ask your dr if they do the materni 21 blood test which is supposed to be better. I have seen some posts here about the same soft markers on heart and brain and baby is healthy when born. I would try not to stress to much, and press your dr for further testing.
Down syndrome is not something passed through genetics. Having someone or not having someone in your family with it doesn't have any influence on if you have a child with down syndrome. What causes DS is an extra 21st chromosome. If you're doctor really thinks that these cysts could mean baby has DS you could have an amniocentesis to know for certain but amniocentesis does come with some possible risks to the pregnancy.
They yold my neice everytime she would go to get an ultrasound to be prepared becuse her baby was going to have down syndrome. She's 20 years old and had previously lost a daughter. They gave her the option to abort. She said no its all in the hands of god. She gave birth to a beautiful baby boy with NO DOWN SYNDROME. ")
You're young &down syndrome occurs most often when the mother is much older. At least that's what my doctor told me. It's not impossible, but I'd say your chances of having a child with down syndrome would be really low. I know it's easier said than done, but try not to stress!
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Thanks for all the tips an advice ive had the quad test done just waiting for results. I will post with new information as soon as i know more. I am trying really hard not to stress but its my husbands first child an with him having no idea when it comes to medical stuff an me being an LNA trying! To explain stuff to him doesn't help stress either. Also i have been sick morning noon an night with this pregnancy its been horrible trying to keep food down. An with my last pregnancy i didn't get sick at all.
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My sister in law is pregnant as well as me and her baby had a cyst on his brian well she went to a specialist at 29 weeks and the cyst was gone. The doctor told her that it was nothing to worry about and it would probably go away on its own. I'm not sure about the cyst on the heart, He didn't have one there. I hope it all turns out for the best.
So my quad marker test came back today an it was negative. Yay my husband an i can breathe a little bit easier today.