Tag: trisomy 21

March is Trisomy Awareness Month

March is Trisomy Awareness Month

What is trisomy? Babies with trisomy are born with an extra copy of a specific chromosome in most or all of their cells. This means that they have ...
Trisomy Awareness Month

Trisomy Awareness Month

Have you ever heard of “trisomy”? Trisomy is a chromosomal condition that is the result of a mistake in cell division. Chromosomes are the structures ...
What is trisomy?

What is trisomy?

Trisomy is a condition in which individuals are born with an extra copy of a specific chromosome in most or all of their cells. This means that they h ...

What causes Down syndrome?

Down syndrome is caused by extra genetic material from chromosome 21. Chromosomes are the structures in cells that contain the genes. Each person n ...

New prenatal blood test

New prenatal tests can give some parents piece of mind that the baby they’re expecting doesn’t have a disorder.  The tests are given sooner and with g ...