Maternal Age and Risk of Down Syndrome Home › Forums › Genetic Disorders › Down Syndrome › Maternal Age and Risk of Down Syndrome This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by doglover 1 year ago. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Replies Search: Author Posts January 18, 2017 at 5:35 am #22554 dogloverParticipant Wampum: 51.00 Wampum Hi! I’m 35. I’m planning on having my first baby soon but I’m worried about Down syndrome. I’ve read that the older mother is the higher risk that her baby would develop Down syndrome. Is that true? Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.