Duodenal Atresia in infants with Down Syndrome
We found out when I was 24 weeks pregnant that Jonathan had Duodenal Atresia and would need surgery after birth. It was detected by ultrasound because of the "double bubble". I also had an excessive amount of amniotic fluid. Both were signs that pointed to him having Duodenal Atresia. We were blessed to know early, this gave us time to meet with the pediatric surgeon before Jonathan was born. The surgeon helped us to understand what all Jonathan would have done during surgery.
Tomorrow back to the journal entries...I'm a little slow at posting most days, forgive me :)