Home Health Parents News Now Down Syndrome Detection Improving Among Younger Moms Down Syndrome Detection Improving Among Younger Moms By Holly Lebowitz Rossi February 05, 2014 Advertisement Save Pin FB More Tweet Email Send Text Message Print shutterstock_165423383 30767 New figures from the National Down Syndrome Cytogenetic Register (NDSCR) based at Queen Mary University of London, reveal the proportion of Down syndrome cases diagnosed antenatally has increased in younger women. Furthermore, Down syndrome diagnoses are occurring earlier in pregnancy for women of all ages. The NDSCR is the only national source of data on pre and postnatal diagnoses of Down, Patau and Edwards syndrome cases in England and Wales. The latest figures are captured in the new NDSCR Annual Report 2012. Key findings from the report (all figures from 2012): Image: Pregnant woman getting ultrasound, via ChameleonsEye / Shutterstock.com By Holly Lebowitz Rossi Save Pin FB More Tweet Email Send Text Message Print Comments Add a Comment Be the first to comment! No comments yet. Advertisement Close this dialog window Add a comment Down Syndrome Detection Improving Among Younger Moms Add your comment... Cancel Submit Success! Thanks for adding your feedback.