Health Care Guidelines for Individuals with Down Syndrome

Readers: These guidelines are taken from Pediatric journals. Take them along to your pediatrician and make sure you ‘walk through’ these guidelines with the doctor.

Neonatal: (Birth – 1 Month)

Coming Next Issue: Health Care Guidelines for Infants – 1–12 Months

Adapted with permission from the National Down Syndrome Society –

This article first appeared in issue #16 of Down Syndrome Amongst Us

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