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Top 10 Parenting Tips: Childhood Cancer + Down Syndrome

BeckyCareyby Becky Carey, Caregiver

As a mom to a daughter with Down syndrome, I became accustomed to life in a clinic setting early on.  When my daughter was just four weeks old, she had been to her first genetic specialist, specialty developmental pediatrician, and speech therapist.  During that time we had also lined up appointments for her to see a cardiologist, audiologist as well as other therapy services.  Not at all what I was expecting when I became a new mom; but we adjusted well, and we were very thankful for her overall good health.

 

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