Children with Downs Syndrome

A forum for moms with a child or children with Downs Syndrome. Please post your ideas, concerns, successes and failures.

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DS.

My grandson is a joy. He has been sick twice and has fallen behind physically. Has anyone else had a similar experience? I am concerned about his longterm ability to "catch...

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Hyperthryoidism

Wandering if there are any moms out there whose child has "Graves Disease" ? My Laken is 5 and was just diagnosed. Lots of questions.

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our special children

A meeting was held quite far from earth, "It's time again for another birth." Said the Angels to the Lord above, "This special child will need much love." Her progress may...

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HI - I've started a new DS blog

Hi I'm Jen and I have twins. One has Down Syndrome. I've started a blog about our journey... please feel free to stop by. Comments, questions, critiques welcome. Thanks....

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Advice Please

I'm a mom w/5 "typical" kids (well, 1w/ADHD). I'd love to have one more baby, but DH and I are getting older and our risk of DS or other birth defects is pretty high. I would...

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on the amneo??

I got a call back saying that I have a 1 in 60 from my quad marker test.. I go in Monday for an amneo (or how ever its spelled) any advise for how this test is going to feel??...

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Any ideas?

I am not a mother of a child with ds but one of my best friends just had a boy on August 20 who has ds. Would appreaciate any advice that I can pass on to her. This is her 2nd...

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Downs and Leukemia

My 10 month old Downs Syndrome son has just been diagnosed with AML Leukemia. Can anyone offer me any info as to what I might be heading into? He will be in the hospital for...

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New to the Group!

Just wanted to say hi, my name is Leann and I have precious little 8yr old girl with DS, Hannah Lyndsey White, we didn't expect a thing, was medflighted out at birth to more...

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Intro :-)

Hi - i'm new to this board so I wanted to introduce myself! My son is 5 months old and is a little ball of energy! We got his diagnosis at birth, though a chromosomal...