Being a parent isn’t an easy job. In fact, some could rightfully argue it’s one of the hardest in the world.
When you find out your child could have Down syndrome, you can feel completely alone against the weight of responsibility. How can you provide your newborn with the care and attention they need to survive in a harsh world? Having a baby with Down syndrome is not a rare occurrence, but a diagnosis that affects an estimated one out of every 700 children today. This isn’t a cause to be alarmed or discouraged, but embraced. Celebrating babies with Down syndrome is as simple as reminding yourself why you want a child in the first place.
You’re not alone in your hopes and fears. Learn more about Down syndrome below and prepare yourself for a long and loving journey.
What Is Down Syndrome?
It’s important to equip yourself with the facts. These will be your foundation to supporting a baby with Down syndrome throughout every stage of