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My 29 year old daughter was told on 3/5 the baby she was carrying had down syndrome. he was delivered on 3/9 at 33 weeks! although there were signs early enough in the pregnancy like unsuaul water retention because the baby wasn't swallowing food due to a

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
I : I am so sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation. This is a question that needs to be posed to the lawyers here on avvo.Com. However, i must tell you that there are a lot of resources for parents that have children with down syndrome. Your daughter should meet with a social worker to get information on all the resources available to her and the baby. All the best.

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