Fun Facts Regarding My Boys!

Here are some interesting numbers I recently heard…

1 in 800 = the chance of having a child with Down syndrome
1 in 300 = the chance of having identical twins
1 in 240,000 = the chance of having identical twins with Down syndrome

That’s approximately 12 sets of identical twins with Down syndrome in the US per year (out of about 4,000,000 births)

1 in 4 = the chance of identical twins being mirror image twins

SO, the chance of me having my boys — mirror image, identical twins with Down syndrome is most closely calculated at:

1 IN A MILLION!

… I knew they were special!
But, it’s nice to have the numbers to back up my claim!
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About Maggie

I'm a stay-at-home mother of 3 children including a 15-year-old daughter, the Old Soul, and 11-year-old identical twin boys who've been blessed with an extra 21st chromosome (aka: Down Syndrome). I happily spend my time doing all that I can do -- breaking the proverbial box wide open -- to foster my children's development and then sharing what I learn with you through this blog.
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