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How much chances are there to hv a healthy n fit baby if down syndrome n amniocentesis comes positive during 19th week of pregnancy ?

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Dr. Nimrat Kaur

credihealth Verified Doctor
MBBS and Masters of Public Health 29 August 2018 at 10:47

Down syndrome is a genetic chromosome 21 disorder causing developmental and intellectual delays. It causes a distinct facial appearance, intellectual disability and developmental delays. It may be associated with thyroid or heart disease. Early diagnosis will help a team of therapists and special educators who can treat each child's specific situation are helpful in managing Down's syndrome.

You can read more about Down’s syndrome on the link given below

https://www.ndss.org/resources/a-healthy-start/