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The Tip of the Iceberg

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Anonymous This happened a long time ago, but it will stay with me forever. In the beginning, I felt an uneasiness about that pregnancy. I can’t explain it. It just felt different. I was 16 weeks along when we received the first piece of frightening news. My triple screen came back indicating a rare genetic disease. I followed it up with the amniocentesis and waited two long weeks for the results. They were negative for all three major chromosomal disorders (Trisomy 13, Trisomy 18 and Trisomy 21) and for the rare genetic disease. My husband and I were thrilled. At 18 weeks we had an ultrasound done and our baby […]