Down Syndrome is an unexpected action, can cause your baby to have physical and mental delays. It can be determine with NIPT and save your baby from chromosomal conditions like down syndrome (trisomy 21), patau syndrome (trisomy 13), edwards syndrome (trisomy 18).
Down syndrome, which is a condition
caused by a child being born with an
extra copy of chromosome 21, occurs
in every 1 in 800 live births.
Amounting for nearly 95% of all Down syndrome cases,
Trisomy 21, is the most common, and it occurs when a baby
is born with an extra copy of chromosome 21 in every cell.
Translocation makes up nearly about 4% of Down syndrome
cases. This happens when a baby is born with an extra piece
of chromosome 21 attached to another chromosome.
Responsible for about 1 % of Down syndrome cases,
mosaicism occurs when a baby is born with an extra
chromosome in some but not all of his or her cells.