Mosaic Trisomy 16
Megan is now (1998) a very social, happy, and smart four year old. She's small (28 lb.) but her personality makes up for it. She attends preschool and is a very normal four year old.
We were told when I was carrying her that she would not make it, or have serious mental and health problems. She has neither. She's at this point looking forward to being a big sister again (for the second time). My second child has no problems at all. Recurrence of the disorder in future pregnancies is less than 1%, higher than normal pregnancies because we have a child with the disorder, but still very low.
Update January 2003
Megan · 3rd grade