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#1 of 28 Old 01-19-2010, 10:36 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Back story: Short version: baby has a giant omphalocele, which usually is accompanied by other problems. Sometimes anatomical (other congenital abnormalities), sometimes chromosomal (like trisomy 13 or 18, which we were given a 30% chance of having.) Long version.

We got the results of the CVS and the AFP back. The chromosomes all look good, and they said that spina bifida was highly unlikely. I can't even begin to tell you how relieved we are. Sure, there is still a possibility of other anatomical problems, and those will be determined by ultrasound and MRI, but very nearly none of them are as likely to be as bad as the chromosomal stuff we were worried about.

I feel like I can finally start to really believe this baby's going to make it.


Oh! And it's a girl! We were pretty sure before, due to ultrasound, but now there is no doubt, since they saw XX!

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Welcome to baby Fiona with a giant omphalocele, 6/17/10!
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Wonderful news!
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I am so relieved for you!
Wonderful news

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This is fantastic news! You must feel such a sense of relief in knowing at least this much. It's so hard worrying about our little ones, especially when we know there is something wrong...but no real answers. Be strong mama!

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I've been watching for an update from you! That is fantastic news!!!!!

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Yay! I've been waiting and praying for you. So glad! I hope you have a really wonderful stress-free pregnancy from here on out!

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I am SO happy for you and your family! I am all teared up as I type this. Great news!

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That's wonderful! I am SO glad to 'hear' it!!!

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yay yay yay!!!! thrilled for you

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What awesome news! congratulations!

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stellar news mama! i am so very happy and relieved for you and your family!
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Great News!!!! I've been keeping an eye out for an update and I'm so happy to hear this.
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Yay, that's great!!! Thanks for sharing with us!

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DH and I are expecting twins July 15. Holy crap wish us luck.
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Oh thank goodness. I was hoping for the best for you!

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Yay!!!

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Yay! What wonderful news!!

Me (36), my DH (37), our DD (12/07), and our new DS (7/7/10)
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So relieved to hear your positive news!

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I am thrilled to hear some positive news for you, CorasMama! You've been on my mind. I'm sure you still have plenty of worries, but I truly hope you continue to get reassuring test results and that your daughter will be as born as healthy as possible.

Happily married mother of DD1 (10/87), DD2 (7/08), and DD3 (8/10)
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Wonderful wonderful news!

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I am thrilled to hear some positive news for you, CorasMama! You've been on my mind. I'm sure you still have plenty of worries, but I truly hope you continue to get reassuring test results and that your daughter will be as born as healthy as possible.
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De-lurking to say I am SO glad to hear that. That's wonderful, wonderful news.

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great to hear the news!
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