Clinical Report−−Health Supervision for Children With Down Syndrome

Marilyn J. Bull and the COMMITTEE ON GENETICS
PEDIATRICS Volume 128, Number 2, August 2011
These guidelines are designed to assist the pediatrician in caring for
the child in whom a diagnosis of Down syndrome has been confirmed
by chromosome analysis. Although a pediatrician’s initial contact with
the child is usually during infancy, occasionally the pregnant woman
who has been given a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome will be
referred for review of the condition and the genetic counseling provided.
Therefore, this report offers guidance for this situation as well