Edwards Syndrome Resources

Edwards Syndrome also known as Trisomy 18 is a rare disorder caused by an extra copy of the 18th chromosome. Edward syndrome occurs in 1 in 6000 births and will affect female more than males. It is also the second most common trisomy after Down Syndrome

Symptoms
  • Clenched hands
  • Crossed legs
  • Low birth weights
  • Developmental delays
  • Microcephaly (small head)

Resources

Medical

emedicinehealth.com

Medscape Reference

WebMD

Genetics Home Reference

Wikipedia

Foundations

Trisomy 18 Foundation

Lucina Foundation

Family Blogs

Loving Life with Full Trisomy 18

Kayli is Loving Life Trisomy Style!!

Our Trisomy 18 Journey

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