When your physician first tells you that your baby may have trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome) or that this diagnosis is suspected, you will be overwhelmed with questions. The first question usually is “What is trisomy 13?” This book was written to answer some of these questions, to share insights of parents of children with trisomy…

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When your Physician first tells you that your baby may have Trisomy 18 (Edward syndrome) or that this diagnosis is suspected, you will be overwhelmed with questions. The first question usually is, “What is trisomy 18”? This guidebook was written to answer some of these questions, to share insights of other parents of children with…

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Care of the Infant and Child with Trisomy 18 or Trisomy 13 was written for parents who are expecting, living with or remembering a child affected with these disorders. The greater portion of text covers problems and management of care of the live born infant and living child.  It has been continually updated as new…

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April’s Story “We love her already and will not stop trying to find someone, some facility, who will believe with us!!!” April S, Trisomy 18 and CDH, 02/25/2019, Live 7 weeks, Orrtanna, PA So yay!! We were so excited!!! We’re pregnant with baby 11!!!! Going in for an Ultrasound has always been one of the…

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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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