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Down syndrome


'Every life matters regardless of the number of chromosomes we have': Karen Gaffney

June 13, 2021 9:48 pm

"All of us with Down syndrome rock an extra chromosome," says the activist

Ahaan to stream on Netflix from May 15

May 14, 2021 4:20 pm

Ahaan stars Arif Zakaria, Niharika Singh, Plabita Borthakur, Rajit Kapur and Shilpa Mehta. It introduces Abuli Mamaji, a young man with Down Syndrome, in the titular role.

Managing Down syndrome: Tips to improve the quality of life

April 16, 2021 4:14 pm

Kids with Down syndrome need extra attention. Set your priorities for them. Do not let them feel that you are ignoring the child.

Why doctors recommend chromosome testing to identify rare chromosomal abnormalities

March 08, 2021 9:41 pm

Women should get embryos screened after consulting the doctor if all other causes of pregnancy loss have been ruled out, said Dr Karishma Dafle, Nova IVF Fertility, Pune

Birth of a baby with Down syndrome is something to be celebrated rather than feared: Caterina Scorsone

October 29, 2020 3:11 pm

The Grey's Anatomy star Caterina Scorsone opens up about raising a daughter diagnosed with Down Syndrome in a recent interview

'When my newborn daughter clasped my little finger, I realised it was she who was holding me, and not vice versa'

October 20, 2020 11:42 am

Globally, October is celebrated as Down Syndrome Awareness Month. This article is a reflection of parenting a 30-month-old daughter with Down Syndrome.

'We wanted to adopt a Down syndrome baby,' say first Indian couple to do so

June 01, 2020 11:13 am

Three years ago, Kavita and Himanshu welcomed baby Veda into their lives. Here, they talk about raising her, fighting stigma and making the parenting journey as normal as possible.

The Early Years: Dealing with Down Syndrome — try the 'Welcome to Holland' strategy

November 01, 2019 5:55 pm

Our little baby boy (we will call him Kismat), lay on his stomach, very still. By this time, he should have been turning independently from side to side, holding his head steady and smiling at his mum. So, I explained that Kismat had low muscle tone.

Gigi's playhouse fashion show lets Down syndrome models strut their stuff

October 18, 2019 4:23 pm

A toddler had a little help with her modelling turn, holding on to an adult as she wore a peach outfit with a tutu. And another young woman wore a leopard coat over a T-Shirt with the message: "Go Love Yourself."

The Early Years: A Down Syndrome baby has the same needs as any other

June 28, 2019 3:58 pm

Children with Down Syndrome typically face delays in certain areas of development, so early intervention is highly recommended. It can begin at any time after birth, but the sooner it starts, the better.