Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome is a genetic disorder that occurs in roughly 1 out of every 700 births in which the child is born with 47 chromosomes instead of 46. Babies born with down syndrome are sometimes more susceptible to health problems. Learn about how to raise a baby with down syndrome, and some common health problems to be aware of.

Best Toys for Babies With Down Syndrome

These fun toys will help encourage your baby with Down syndrome's development.

The Baby I Never Expected

I had planned every aspect of my daughter's birth -- including the song we'd play as I delivered her. I didn't plan for her to have Down syndrome.

Early Intervention for Down Syndrome

Get the help you need during the early developmental years of a child with Down syndrome.

Feeding Problems for Babies With Down Syndrome

Babies with Down syndrome have a more difficult time feeding. Here are ways to make mealtime easier for both you and Baby.

Endocrine Problems and Down Syndrome

Learn how to watch out for and treat hypothyroidism, a common medical issue in children with Down syndrome.

Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Problems and Down Syndrome

Chronic ear infections and sinusitis are just ENT issues in children with Down syndrome.

The GI System and Down Syndrome

A child with Down syndrome may run into common GI tract issues, such as, hypothyroidism, reflux, Hirschsprung's disease, and celiac disease. Read on to understand more about GI health.

Life With Down Syndrome

Children with Down syndrome can bring a lot of happiness to a family. Living with the motto She can do anything you can do, one dad of four describes how his youngest enriches their everyday life.

Baby Care Basics: What is Down Syndrome?

Having a baby with Down Syndrome can be overwhelming, Here are some important things to know about this condition and the road ahead for you and your infant.

The Heartbreaking Story Behind These Beautiful Baby Photos

Photographer Mary Huszcza captured beautiful images of a family who, sadly, may not have much time to cherish their newborn.