Doctor Refused to Help Their Baby With Trisomy 18, He Was Just Waiting for Her ...
She said the screening came back abnormal and that their baby had a 1 in 7 chance of having Edwards Syndrome, also known as Trisomy 18. The next step was a high risk ultrasound. The ultrasound showed their baby had many brain and heart defects, ...
LifeNews.com - Mon, 09 Mar 2015 10:37



Our doctor asked us 3 times if we wanted to abort our daughter with Trisomy 18 ...
Confused. Upset. Scared. Angry. These were my feelings when the high risk doctor from Riverside Hospital's Maternal Fetal Medicine told me that my baby was going to die. He told me she had Trisomy 18 and bluntly stated that she was, “incompatible with ...
Lifesite - Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:13



Doctors refused to save this baby with Trisomy 18, but her parents fought ...
The ultrasound showed their baby had many brain and heart defects, which all aligned with a Trisomy 18 diagnosis. The high-risk doctor wanted to do an amniocentesis, but since there is a risk for miscarriage they politely declined. He strongly urged ...
Lifesite - Wed, 11 Mar 2015 07:59



The ghosts of World Down Syndrome Day
Because they are human beings — and this, not their disease, is the most important thing about them — one hesitates to generalize, but it's always striking how joyous many people with trisomy 21, especially children, appear. Most people who interact ...
The Week Magazine - Fri, 20 Mar 2015 02:56



Commentary: Trisomy does not mean 'incompatible with life'
Trisomy occurs “with the presence of an extra third chromosome” which is placed among two strands of DNA, according to Chad Haldeman-Englert, MD, of the Wake Forest School of Medicine. An infant may be born with multiple defects and/or intellectual ...
Crestview News Bulletin - Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:41



Surgery saves baby with Trisomy 18
She had been informed about the risks, the dangers, the possibilities. The 19-week ultrasound indicated that her unborn daughter had markers for a chromosome disorder called Trisomy 18, otherwise known as Edwards Syndrome. The symptoms include ...
Huntington Herald Dispatch - Mon, 16 Mar 2015 23:00

Meet the inspiring parents of a girl with Trisomy 18
“Most of the Trisomy 18 kids pass away in pregnancy. The ones that survive the pregnancy pass away at delivery, and the ones that survive delivery don't make it to the first year,” said Esmima Lopez, whose seven-year-old daughter Amanda Cugurs has the ...
CTV News - Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:48



Canadian MP gives heart-rending testimony on choosing life for child with ...
While pregnant, the Seebacks were informed that their son Elijah had a 75 percent chance of having Trisomy 18, a serious genetic disorder. Their worst fears came true when Elijah was stillborn. Even through the tremendous heartache, Seeback states that ...
Lifesite - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:23


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