This birthing plan, for a child with trisomy 18, was prepared by Patricia Lawson, a trisomy parent. Parents:  Elliott & Patti LawsonChild:  Regan Adeline After our daughter Regan was diagnosed with Full Trisomy 18 at twenty weeks our lives completely changed forever.  The emotions you experience are unexplainable – even to your partner who is going…

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PROFESSIONAL VIEWPOINT:  Journal Club IRVING C., RICHMOND S, WREN C, LONGSTER C, AND EMBLETON ND.  2011.  CHANGES IN PREVALENCE AND OUTCOME FOR TRISOMIES 13 AND 18:  A POPULATION-BASED STUDY OVER 23 YEARS.  JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL AND NEONATAL MEDICINE 24:137-141. CRIDER KS, OLNEY RS, CRAGAN JD.  2008.  TRISOMIES 13 AND 18:  POPULATION PREVALENCES, CHARACTERISTICS, AND PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS, METROPOLITAN ATLANTA,…

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