Should I be worried about chromosomal disorders?

Increased risk factors for chromosomal disorders include: becoming pregnant at 35 years of age or older, a family history of chromosomal anomalies, and/or having had multiple miscarriages or stillborn children.

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What are the different types of Down syndrome?
National Down Syndrome SocietyNational Down Syndrome Society
There are three types of Down syndrome: trisomy 21 (nondisjunction), translocation and mosaicism. ...
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What are some types of chromosomal disorders?
Deborah Raines, MSNDeborah Raines, MSN
Chromosomal disorders are a result of an alteration in genetic material. These alterations can be gr...
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How do chromosomal disorders affect women differently than men?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Chromosomal disorders are a group of conditions that occur through alterations of the chromosomes....
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Why do babies from older moms risk chromosomal abnormalities?
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While older parents may be better equipped to handle some aspects of pregnancy and child-rearing (li...
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