We have selected a number of links which are listed below and offer up-to-date, accurate information about Down syndrome, including the experiences of living with a son, daughter or sibling with Down syndrome.
Dear Future Mom
Prenatal Diagnosis Stories from around the world.
Diagnosis to Delivery: A Pregnant Mother’s Guide to Down Syndrome by Nancy McCrea Iannone and Stephanie Hall Meredith
Specifically written for expectant mothers who are continuing with a pregnancy after learning about a Down syndrome. The downloadable book is available through DownSyndromePregnancy.org
'Your Loved One is Having a Baby with Down Syndrome'
A helpful, free downloadable resource for friends and family members from DownSyndromePregnancy.org
Light at the End of the Tunnel
A booklet written for parents with a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, can be downloaded from the NDS website.
This website is not designed to give you the answer, but to give you information about Down syndrome, to allow you to explore frequently asked questions prospective parents often have, and to give you a glimpse into the lives of children and young adults with Down syndrome.
Down syndrome: An overview - a video by Raising Children's Network - In this short video, parents of children with Down syndrome talk about getting the diagnosis during pregnancy. They say they talked with their families about how this child would fit into their lives, and about deciding to go on with the pregnancy. Also, child health specialists explain what Down syndrome is and how they test for it.