Communicating A Prenatal Or Postnatal Diagnosis Of Down Syndrome

Publication Date: May 1, 2011
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Recommendations for delivering a diagnosis of Down syndrome

Tell the parents about the diagnosis as soon as possible, even if the diagnosis is suspected but not yet confirmed. If the diagnosis has not been confirmed by karyotype, explain what physical features or medical concerns are suggestive of the diagnosis.
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Communicating A Prenatal Or Postnatal Diagnosis Of Down Syndrome

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