A 46-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

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

1 doctor answer
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
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.
Answered on Nov 14, 2020

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Related questions:

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
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 uri ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
24 years experience Clinical Genetics
No correct answer: Children with down's syndrome have certain features that are indicative while in utero. Weight is not one of them. In utero weight is dependent on s ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes that can happen: And hopefully the cnadian system will allow u to have another us 34-36 weeks that is an important one cause it gives an est fetal wt , checks the flui ... Read More
1
1 comment

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month