If you have been told during your pregnancy following a diagnostic test that your baby has Down syndrome, firstly
Remember that Down syndrome is just a small part of who your baby is and will be and no one can predict how much your child will be able to achieve. We understand that there is a lot to take in so we would encourage you to spend some time looking through our website and the links below.
If you have been told after screening test that you have an increased chance of having a baby with Down syndrome and are considering having diagnostic testing, the below links will give you more information about prenatal screening/testing and genetic counselling.
Understanding a diagnosis of Down Syndrome by Stephanie Meredith
Understanding a Down Syndrome Diagnosis is a nationally recognised, balanced booklet for use when delivering a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
Prenatal testing blog by Mark Leach.