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sadly i was born with a balanced chromosome translational which means chromosome 8 and 21 have traded parts.

it means if i get pregnant the baby needs to have the 2 good ones or the 2 broken ones, if it gets 1 good and 1 broken it will result in a miscarriage, but if it gets the broken ones it will also have this chromosome problem.

i have had 4 miscarriages so far its really hard to deal with it at time, and know they a chance i can give it to my child it horrible i feel so guilty wanting to have a baby even though there’s a chance of he/she will have to go thought this. lucky there’s IVF out there so one day if i do get a baby with the same problem as me i can save the pain of loosing a baby.


Posted by liana shattell, 2nd December 2013


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  • This is such a hard and trying situation.

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  • Feel for you. Do want feels right.

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  • i feel for u i hope there is hope in the future

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  • I feel for you, our genetics are out of our control unfortunately, do what in your heart feels right and best of luck for the future.

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  • I feel for you hun, you have already been through so much, do what feels right for you, no regrets ok :)

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