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daughter was born, everything went according to plan, until she was a
week old and we got a frantic call from our pediatrician. Her Newborn
Metabolic Screening came back abnormal and she wanted us to go into
Children's Hospital to get further testing. For the next few weeks,
we had her blood drawn and spoke with geneticists. In the end, she
was diagnosed as being a carrier for a metabolic disorder, but she
herself was not affected. The whole experience was extremely
stressful. Have you been through a similar experience? Did your
baby's metabolic screening come back abnormal? If so, discuss your
situations and ways you handled the stress.
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