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Wanted to -- first -- now is now I wanted to be a mom after having trouble conceiving 41 year old single mom to be Susan -- -- -- use that she would give birth to a son this summer.
But because of their age and fertility history making sure she would have a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby.
Where at the top of our -- I think every mom.
Just wants to know as much as possible I think it's can be a pain I have to be happy and healthy so -- -- so I guess for me.
And -- tax that would Tommy and that sort of information I I I applied and needs.
Susan -- be -- a -- -- narrow new York presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.
Suggested a new test that -- -- some of the answers she was looking for with just a couple of tests and.
-- pregnant woman there's a small amount of DNA from the -- circulating in in in her body.
Now doesn't come directly from the fetus it cells that have -- -- shaved off the placenta.
So what the test does is it -- that.
-- -- -- is that both the mother's DNA but it also can analyze the DNA from the from the fetus and use that to make of prenatal diagnosis.
One of the new tools is the harmony prenatal tests which can detect birth defects at earliest ten weeks into a pregnancy.
Fetal -- Sunnis -- the baby to develop Down's syndrome or tries in the eighteen.
All which are the rituals of extra chromosome it's.
It's you have genetic risks where you just really want to understand.
What is risks are.
He should talk to a genetic counselor and then they can help you balance those and there's other decisions.
Where -- wanted to deliver the baby what resources are needed can I talk to somebody about what to it you expect for the first couple.
Months of life that information is incredibly powerful.
For Susan that test was simple and put -- -- How many tennis is over 99%.
Accurate for detecting Down's syndrome.
Doctor Walters says though it's reliable nothing is a 100%.
Tests with non invasive.
No woman should get a result from the blood tested and make a decision about the pregnancy without having confirmation.
By an invasive test.
For more information talk to your doctor will go to harmony tests dot com.
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