Welcoming a Newborn with Down Syndrome: A New Parent’s Guide to the First Month covers the most common concerns for the parents of newborns first learning about a diagnosis, including adjusting to the diagnosis, preparing for breastfeeding, sharing the news with family and friends, preparing your other children, and understanding first year medical issues and development. Best of all, this book includes gorgeous photography of families with their children and stories about the daily lives of people with Down syndrome from infancy to adulthood.
“Raising a child with Down syndrome is a journey, one filled with many joys and thrills, despite some occasional challenges. This must-have book helps new parents take confident first steps based on accurate and up-to-date information.”
–-Dr. Brian Skotko, Co-Director, Down Syndrome Program, Massachusetts General Hospital