Quantcast
Skip to content
Search
loading...

1 n 15 chance of Downs Syndrome. Im devastated :(

  1. Forums
  2. High risk pregnancy
  3. 1 n 15 chance of Downs Syndrome. Im devastated :(

First post in thread.

11/3/11 22:41

Login to reply

tg2011

Hello eveyone, im 21 currently pregnant with my second child and just had the news that my baby has a 1 in 15 chance of having downs syndrome. I am absolutley devastated, I have just lost my closest family member and feeling very vunerable. I am having a cvs test on monday but im scared to death anyone in same situation?

  1. 14/3/11 16:43

    Login to reply

    mummymarie81

    hope all went well today x

  2. 13/3/11 15:50

    Login to reply

    MamabearM

    hey hun i know excatley how u feel, i was told that my baby had 1 in 5 chance of downs syndrome after NT scan, they gave me 50% chance that the baby had chromosonal problems, after my bloods came back they gave me the 1:5 for downs but just downs, i really didt know what to do atall, i lost a wee girl in 09 aswell so no way would i terminate for downs i would have still loved my baby with all my heart, i understand thou if u have other children the impact it wld cause, my biggest fear was edwards or patuas where baby not compatable with life n i would to make that heartbreaking descion to terminate as i wouldt put baby thru that  anyway i decided to wait for amino as risk is less, the waiting was the worst ever but felt positive thru out i just did't feel anyrhing wrong, got my results back last week and everythings fine so relived, i feel like the world has been lifted fom my sholders again,  never underestimate the power or positive thinking hun and i  always belive to go with ur gut feeling, if u need to chat hun pls pm me xXx 

  3. 13/3/11 11:53

    Login to reply

    penquin78

    Wishing you all the best on Monday x
  4. 12/3/11 16:15

    Login to reply

    princessmills

    Hun, im so sorry to hear what you're going through and keep all my fingers xd for good news for you.

    I cant imagine being in your situation but i do know that there is no way me and dh could cope with a disabled child and that it wouldnt be fair on our ds to expect him to take a back seat to a disabled child.

    Im here for you if you just want to talk, i know some people can be cruel and callous about termianting for these reasons but id be exactly the same.

    Hugs to you, and fingers crossed for a good cvs on monday.
    Angie

  5. 12/3/11 14:28

    Login to reply

    suzannel83

    Im exactly the same, would have been three weeks yesterday and im still upset. i should be 17 weeks now, we had to terminate at 14 weeks... and im angry and upset it happened, but i have to believe it was for the best. My partner has been fantastic and has brought us closer so trying to take the positives from this. Like I said im here if you need to talk as completely understand what ure going through but im praying everything will be fine for u and bubs xxx

  6. 12/3/11 14:20

    Login to reply

    tg2011

    Thanks everyone, I am so sorry suzanne! But im afraid that will be our outcome if any serious abnormalities are found including downs syndrome (no matter how severe). A termination will destroy me but it would destroy me more to see my child that is now 2 and a half to struggle with less attention throughout his life. I am also scared that I have a healthy child and I will have a miscarriage. Thanks for all the support ladis xxxxxxx

Showing page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. Current Page: 6
  7. 7

Previous pageNext page

Search
Bookmark and Share
  

Forum Selector
Advertisment
product guide

Quick navigation

Please select a forum topic from the list below:

Information and rules

Planning your pregnancy

Baby on board

Dad Zone

New arrivals to toddler years

Growing families

Me Time

Support

Newbies

For you

calendar

April 2014

  1. < Previous Month
S M T W Th F S
    12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930      

Use the calander tool to navigate the forums by thread creation date

Latest news

Loading...
Advertisment

Remember

log in

not a member?

Sign up