Are they the same thing? I don't know anything on this topic. When it comes up in conversation I just have nothing to add because I've never researched it or known anyone affected... I'm 16 weeks pregnant and just took the blood test to look for downs and i'm kind of freaked out about it.Answer Question
Answer by Izsarejman at 2:27 AM on Jun. 24, 2012
Answer by luvmygrlz at 2:58 AM on Jun. 24, 2012
Answer by FXmomTo3 at 5:39 AM on Jun. 24, 2012
Answer by tracy0812 at 5:48 AM on Jun. 24, 2012
The Triple Screen Test or AFP is performed around the 16th week of pregnancy to screen for increased risk of Down Syndrome. If your test comes back "positive for Down Syndrome" it means that you have an increased chance of having a baby with DS, (does)not (mean) that the baby actually has it.
Mine had an over 20% chance of having DS. That's all the doctors wanted to talk about. Nobody at all mentioned the 80% chance he would not. Everyone (family!) kept brushing off my fears.
I found a great site during the pregnancy that put the percentages into perspective. i'll look later for it and get back to you.
Answer by feralxat at 5:58 AM on Jun. 24, 2012
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