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We understand that this time must be filled with mixed emotions for you and your family, and we want you to know that you are not alone in your journey. We would like to suggest that in reading about Down syndrome, you take your time and digest only the information that is helpful to you. It is our philosophy that your baby is a baby first, with Down syndrome second.

We are here to support you in every way possible and welcome you to contact us with any questions you may have. You may reach Nancy, director of parent support, at (925) 362-8660 or nferguson@dsconnection.org.

Resources for Expectant Parents

A book full of real-life accounts of families who have received a Down syndrome diagnosis- Available here.

A Pregnant Mother’s Guide to Down Syndrome- downsyndromepregnancy.org

Understanding the Diagnosis of Down Syndrome- Click here for this resource from NDSS

Receiving a Down Syndrome Diagnosis from Brighter Tomorrows- Click here