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Having a Down's child can be a positive life development

HAD the test with a view to terminate,” says Mandy Peart. Mandy and her husband Stephen, 52, discovered their unborn baby had Down’s syndrome after a routine test at 13 weeks.

After an initial assessment, which looked at risk factors such as maternal age, the 45-year-old personnel clerk was told her baby had a one in five chance of having the condition.

Mandy went ahead with a second test – an amniocentesis – which gave her and her husband Stephen, an accountant, the definite diagnosis.

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