Recurrence Risk (with different partner)

Recurrence Risk (with different partner)

If a person produces a child with CdLS, what is the recurrence rate of producing another child with CdLS with a different partner? Would it still be 1.5 %? It should be the same. A new partner would eliminate the likelihood of two recessive mutations (one silent...
Recurrence Risk (with different partner)

Recurrence

In other families that went on to have other children after having one child with CdLS, how many were again affected by CdLS? A random mutation implies that every pregnancy has the same likelihood of producing a child with CdLS, but are families at a higher risk for...
Recurrence Risk (with different partner)

Behavior (and diet)

Can certain diets improve behavioral issues? My sonís neurochiropractor suggests the use of diet (i.e. eliminate wheat and dairy) to assist in neurological development (including improvements in behavior). Most of his patients are autistic but he has found that...
Recurrence Risk (with different partner)

Tracheomalacia

Is tracheomalacia common in CdLS? I certainly have heard of some children with CdLS having had tracheomalacia, although I don’t think that it is that common. It is a softening of the trachea, which causes part of the airway to collapse during inspiration. There...
Recurrence Risk (with different partner)

Menstruation (irregular) 2

My daughter began her period at age 12. It had always been very light. She is 19 now and somewhere along the way she stopped getting it altogether. I’ve noticed that the only time she gets it now is when she is sick and on antibiotics. Then she gets it lightly for two...