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.

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Caterina Scorsone Supports Down Syndrome Awareness Month with Photos of Daughter Paloma Michaela

The actress shared several photos of her daughter on Tuesday to support the initiative while also celebrating her almost 2-year-old daughter's "beautiful" differences.
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How I Shared My Child's Down Syndrome Diagnosis and Found My Village

After a mom learns her newborn daughter has Down syndrome, she shares the news with friends and family and discovers a supportive and inspiring village ready to follow along on their family's journey into the world of special needs.
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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. 
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Best Toys for Babies With Down Syndrome

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