Congratulations on the arrival of your new baby. Babies with Down syndrome are babies first, to be enjoyed and cherished. With a Down syndrome diagnosis, you may have questions and concerns. We hope the resources provided can help to guide you.

Helpful Links

The amount of information may be overwhelming. We chose some of our favorites as good starting places.

Early Steps

Early steps resources are designed to improve the family's capacity to enhance a child's development from birth to 3 years old. Services and therapies will be determined on an individual basis. For more information contact Early Steps at (985) 429-1252.

NDSS - A promising new future together

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Understanding A Down Syndrome Diagnosis

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New and Expectant Parents

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Healthcare Guidelines

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Welcoming a newborn with Down syndrome

Parent's Guide to the First Month

Nancy McCrea Iannone & Stephanie Hall Merideth

Babies with Down Syndrome

A New Parent's Guide Woodbine House