Health Facts Plus: Down Syndrome

Health Facts Plus: Down Syndrome

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Down Syndrome Screening Recommended for All Expectant Moms (01/02/2007, HealthDay)

New Recommendations for Down Syndrome Call for Screening of All Pregnant Women (01/02/2007, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)

From the National Institutes of Health

Down Syndrome (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Down Syndrome (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Also available in Spanish Down Syndrome (National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities) Also available in Spanish Down Syndrome: General Information (National Down Syndrome Society)

Down Syndrome: What You Need to Know When You''re Pregnant (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish

Down Syndrome: Finding Out Your Child Has Down Syndrome (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish

Musculoskeletal Effects of Down Syndrome (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

Down Syndrome: Development Issues (National Down Syndrome Society) Down Syndrome: Education and Schooling (National Down Syndrome Society) Down Syndrome: Health (National Down Syndrome Society) Is It Possible to Breastfeed My Baby Who Was Born with Down Syndrome? (La Leche League International)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Down Syndrome (National Institutes of Health)

Genetics Home Reference: Down syndrome (National Library of Medicine)

First-Trimester Testing Proves More Effective for Down Syndrome Screening (12/01/2005, Nemours Foundation)

Down Syndrome: Find Resources (National Down Syndrome Society)

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation Also available in Spanish National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Also available in Spanish National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities Also available in Spanish National Down Syndrome Society National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Down Syndrome (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish Down Syndrome: Caring for a Baby with Down Syndrome (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish

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The primary NIH organization for research on Down Syndrome is the

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

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Date last updated: 03 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 13 September 2006