After the Diagnosis: Parenting a Newborn with Down Syndrome

A diagnosis of Down syndrome means your baby has an extra chromosome at the 21st pair, which is why it’s also called Trisomy-21 or T-21. Babies with Down syndrome sometimes have added health concerns, and babies with Down syndrome are often misunderstood. Her crib sheet contains a few things you can do to help your baby and your family get off to the best start. ...more