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Edwards syndrome and birth problems

Edwards syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by anomalies on the 18th chromosome. In this study Sarah K. Dotters-Katz, from the University of North Carolina, led a team of researchers looking into the links between Edwards Syndrome and birth problems. 29 more words

Trisomy: About That Extra Chromosome March Is Trisomy Awareness Month

Most of us are born with 23 pairs of chromosomes, for a total of 46. These chromosomes include DNA and other genetic building blocks. Some people, however, are born with a trisomy condition, that is, an extra chromosome. 379 more words

Disability Awareness And Appreciation

Twelve to sixteen weeks pregnant: finding the way with words again

I haven’t written since before Christmas. There has been a lot to write about but I’ve been stuck for words. So, to kick off this blog, I need to rewind to five days before Christmas. 1,368 more words

IVF Blog

Me and Marvella, my Trisomy 18 baby

The readiest topic I found in my mind is about my connection to Trisomy 18. Absolutely, you are right,  it’s because I have someone very special with such condition. 728 more words