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If your child who has
Down syndrome is between the ages of 1 and 5 years,
you will likely have ongoing questions and concerns. Your doctor can help
answer your questions and guide you to appropriate resources to help you manage
your feelings and plan for your child's long-term care needs.
Your doctor will likely address a variety of issues during
your child'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.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofJuly 26, 2016
Current as of:
July 26, 2016
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
& Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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