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Penta Screen Tarra♥ Due December 18 (boy); 4 angel babies; Roseburg, Oregon 23951 posts
18th Jul '13

I just got a phone from the doctor that this test came back positive, and now they want to do an amnio...



Has anyone else had a false positive? What should I expect? I am terrified.... I can't stop crying.

susanesque 2 kids; Georgia 8425 posts
18th Jul '13

I think false positives are fairly common with most of those tests. I don't have any experience with it myself (I declined all of the genetic testing with my last pregnancy because of the rate of false positives), but I wish you and your baby the best of luck! Hopefully it's nothing at all.

*beck-i* {JAS08} 3 kids; Prattsburgh, New York 4778 posts
18th Jul '13

False positive are very common with some of those genetic test. I just refuse them because they put you through un needed stress for the most part. Good luck and I hope it is just a false positive!!

LA REINA™ New York, NY, United States 16186 posts
18th Jul '13

I'm sorry Tarra, I don't have any advice but I'm seeing that false positives are common so I am hoping that it's nothing. Sending positive vibes your way.

Tickledpinktwice 2 kids; Indianapolis, Indiana 43183 posts
19th Jul '13

Broken record here but I have heard the same, false positives are very common. You will be in my prayers!