My daughter had a 6mm measurement and turned out to be OK. I was told to consider terminating the pregnancy without any further testing. I didn't-- and she is a beautiful 3 yr old today. If you are concerned get a CVS or amnio done, that will give near 100% accurate information.
It's very reassuring to hear what your NT was frugalmum - I really appreciate you sharing that. It must have been such a frightening time for you. I guess I will have an amnio. I had one during my first pg and it was very reassuring. Unfortunately my insurance stinks and I am paying out of pocket for these tests (yesterday is going to cost me close to $600 - can't imagine how much an amnio will cost & I don't have the money...but we'll figure it out)
I'm pretty worried right now, quite upset actually and I really appreciate your responses. Thank you
Do you qualify for pcap (medicaid for pregnant women-- they have more generous income allowances for qualification)? That is terrible about the tests not being covered.
4mm is middle range as far as abnormality-- and remember, many babies with serious problems "pass" their nuchal screenings. Try to keep strong!
You should really look into your state's plan, in Ohio, it's 200% of the poverty level, which for my family (soon to be 4) is $3675/m which DH and I both work and don't make this much. If you have other insurance, then (at least in my state) state insurance will cover what your insurance doesn't. So even if you have insurance, you can have state too. Like my DH gets insurance through work, but it doesn't cover pregnancy.
I'm crunchy... Like a Dorito.
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