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Fine motor/hand features associated with Down Syndrome: -delayed fine motor development -Hypotonia -Simian crease in hand, indicator of weaker hand intrinsic muscles


What is down syndrome ? It’s a genetic condition caused by the presence of an extra chromosome 21 in the body’s cells which causes physical and mental delay in the child’s development.


Edwards Syndrome (Trisomy 18) Trisomies occur when there is a triplet of a specific chromosome instead of the normal number of 2. The most common trisomy is trisomy 21 or Down syndrome. In Edwards syndrome, or trisomy 18, there are 3 chromosome 18's. Patients with trisomy 18 can range from mildly to severely affected.

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Adorable Down's Syndrome babies pose with midwives to raise awareness and funds for a very important charity

A new charity calendar to raise funds for the Down's Syndrome Association features adorable babies and very brave midwives.


When you have Down Syndrome ... but really your just like any other 4 year old that loves the movie Frozen