The Parent Support Program connects new parents with volunteers who can share their experiences and provide support. A phone call, hospital or home visit is available upon request from Barbara Wakefield at 983-2140.

Additional Resources for new and expectant parents

Down Syndrome Information Brochure

Down Syndrome Pregnancy

Provides honest, compassionate, medically-reviewed, and informative support for those preparing for the birth of a baby with Down syndrome.

http://downsyndromepregnancy.org/

Lettercase

Library of resources that provide accurate, balanced, and up-to-date information for new and expectant parent learning about a diagnosis of Down syndrome and other genetic conditions.

http://lettercase.org/

National Down Syndrome Congress 

Whether you are celebrating the birth of your child or anticipating his or her arrival, we congratulate you! We know this journey is not without its unique challenges and new experiences, but rest assured, you are not alone. Instead, you have become part of a large, deeply caring and warmly welcoming community.

http://www.ndsccenter.org/new-and-expectant-parents/

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