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Have anyone had an APF test come back a little off & be nothing wrong when u get a type 2 ultrasound?

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LadyKee

Asked by LadyKee at 6:16 PM on Mar. 14, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Just about everyone who has had an abnormal AFP result ends up with a normal healthy baby.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 6:26 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • Oh sure, false positives run rampant on those tests, since they base it on things like age of the mother and stuff too. Really, it's just a guess. If you want to be 100% sure, have a CVS or an amnio. The APF test does nothing but make people worry, in my opinon...
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 6:38 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • My BFF had a positive test, and a healthy child
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 9:42 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • That's the same as a triple screen test right? (Screens for Down's, etc?) I opted not to take that test at all BECAUSE it has such a high false positive rate. Don't stress.
    PhilsBabyMama

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 9:49 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • I refused that test because of all of the scary results I heard people got with it.
    cleanaturalady

    Answer by cleanaturalady at 10:01 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

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