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    • Pregnancy (Week By Week, Trimesters) There are many symptoms involved in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy. The first early pregnancy symptom is typically...learn more »
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      Pregnancy (Week By Week, Trimesters) Article
      • Pregnancy facts*
      • Introduction
      • What is the first trimester (week 1-week 12)?
      • What is the second trimester (week 13-week 28)?
      • What is the third trimester (week 29-week 40)?
      • How will my baby develop week by week?
      • What are the changes that happen to a woman's body during her 1st, 2nd, and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy?
      • Body aches
      • Breast changes
      • Constipation
      • Dizziness
      • Fatigue, sleep problems
      • Heartburn and indigestion
      • Hemorrhoids during pregnancy
      • Itching
      • Leg cramps
      • Morning sickness
      • Nasal problems
      • Numb or tingling hands
      • Stretch marks, skin changes
      • Swelling
      • Urinary frequency and leaking
      • Varicose veins
    • Genetic Disease Genetic disease is a disorder or condition caused by abnormalities in a person's genome. Types of genetic inheritance include...learn more »
      In This Article
      Genetic Disease Article
      • What is a genetic disease?
      • What are the different types of inheritance?
      • Single gene inheritance
      • Multifactorial inheritance
      • Chromosome abnormalities
      • Mitochondrial inheritance
      • What is the human genome?
    • Birth Defects Birth defects have many causes and currently, are the leading cause of death for infants in the first year of life. Some of the...learn more »
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      Birth Defects Article
      • Birth defects facts*
      • What are birth defects?
      • What causes birth defects?
      • What are the different types of birth defects?
      • What are the treatments for birth defects?
    • Congenital Heart Defects Congenital heart defects are heart problems that are present at birth. Genetics may play a role in some heart defects. Symptoms...learn more »
      In This Article
      Congenital Heart Defects Article
      • Congenital heart defects facts
      • What are congenital heart defects?
      • How the heart works
      • What are the types of congenital heart defects?
      • What are other names for congenital heart defects?
      • What causes congenital heart defects?
      • What are the signs and symptoms and signs of congenital heart defects?
      • How are congential heart defects diagnosed??
      • How are congenital heart defects treated?
      • Living with a congenital heart defect
    • Down Syndrome Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that is caused by an additional set of chromosomes in a developing fetus. Distinctive facial...learn more »
      In This Article
      Down Syndrome Article
      • What is Down syndrome?
      • What causes Down syndrome?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of Down syndrome?
      • How is Down syndrome diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for Down syndrome?
      • What are the potential complications of Down syndrome?
      • What is the prognosis for someone with Down syndrome?
      • What is the life expectancy for someone with Down syndrome?
      • Can Down syndrome be prevented?
    • Genetic Counseling Your health care provider may refer you to a genetic professional. Universities and medical centers also often have affiliated...learn more »
      In This Article
      Genetic Counseling Article
      • What are genetic professionals and what do they do?
      • What is genetic counseling and evaluation?
      • How do I find a genetic professional?
      • How do I decide whether I need to see a geneticist or other specialist?

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Terms related to Trisomy 18:

  • Complete Trisomy 18 Syndrome
  • Edwards Syndrome
  • Mosaic Trisomy 18
  • Partial Trisomy 18
  • Syndrome, Edwards
  • Syndrome, Trisomy 18
  • Trisomy 18, Mosaic
  • Trisomy 18, Partial

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