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Worldwide, about one in 800 babies is born with Down syndrome, which is caused by the presence of an extra chromosome.

In this segment of the Healthy Children show on RadioMD, pediatrician Marilyn Bull, MD, FAAP, comes on the Healthy Children show on RadioMD to discuss how parents expecting a child with Down syndrome can prepare.

 Segment 1: Down Syndrome: What New Parents Need to Know

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Last Updated
7/7/2014
Source
American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2014)
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