What is Down Syndrome?

Are there different types of Down Syndrome? Is Down Syndrome Inherited? What causes it? Is it my fault?

 

What are Babies with Down Syndrome Like?

Will my baby learn things? When will my baby reach his developmental milestones?

 

What are the Physical Characteristics of Down syndrome?

What effect will these physical characteristics have on my baby's health?

 

Are there Medical Problems?

What are congenital heart defects? Are there specific medical issues I should watch for?

 

What Help is Available?

Where can I go for help? What types of professionals will provide services? Where do we start?