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Do babies with down syndrome have swallowing problems in the womb?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not specifically: Ds infants can have any of the sporadic issues that affect non ds infants, like esophageal atresia, where the swallowing tube is not hooked up, or urinary tract defects, both of which can lead to poor amniotic fluid production.

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