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Old 10-08-2012, 07:08 PM   #8
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Re: Edward's syndrome and midwives

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Originally Posted by chandni3 View Post
I don't know. A friend was told that her baby would likely have Down Syndrome and the midwives wouldn't deliver. They took her for the beginning but then she had to transfer to an OB. They also made her sign a form that they weren't responsible if the baby died. Her baby was fine, he doesn't have DS or any other genetic problems.
We went for weeks unsure if our baby had Down Syndrome after abnormal u/s findings and my midwives were 100% committed to continuing to provide my care and deliver me, regardless. Instead of delivering at the birth center, it would be a planned hospital delivery, but that was the only difference. So, I guess it depends on the provider...
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