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If your baby is born with
Down syndrome, you will likely have many questions and
strong emotions. Your doctor can help answer your questions. And he or she can guide you to
appropriate resources to help you manage your feelings and plan for your
child's long-term care needs.
Your doctor may talk about various issues during
your baby's regularly scheduled checkups. In addition to talking about health problems, your doctor may talk with you about concerns like:
If you have concerns about your chances of having another child with
Down syndrome, talk with your doctor at this time. You may want to discuss how
the condition may be diagnosed during pregnancy.
July 1, 2013
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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