Is It Also Possible for Women Below 30 to Have a Down Syndrome Child?

Yes, based on the findings of one study, women of any reproductive age may have a Down syndrome child, even though maternal age with the combination of paternal age above 35 increases the incidence.

Created on November 21 2015 at 08: 00 AM


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1: "Maternal Age Effect: The Enigma Of Down Syndrome And Other Trisomic Conditions," Mutation Research/Reviews In Genetic Toxicology, 1992, by ME Gaulden. (Citations: 228).

Abstract Aneuploidy is the most frequently observed chromosome abnormality in human liveborn, abortuses and oocytes. The only etiological factor that has been established is advanced maternal age for the occurrence of trisomies, particularly trisomy 21 which ...



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