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Do down syndrome babies grow at a smaller rate in womb?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
No: They tend to grow at a pretty normal rate prior to birth. Deficiencies in linear growth will eventually occcur in the average ds kid as they grow older. However, some maintain a relatively normal rate of growth, dependingg on other factors affecting their health.
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