Much patience. Treatment for a child with edwards syndrome is very difficult. It calls for a lot of patience as these babies are severely debilitated.
Supportive care. The approach to a child with this or any similar diagnosis is based on supportive care. Efforts are directed at assuring nutrition, avoiding illness and treating acute problems as they arise. An effort is made to promote the best quality of life possible. Often this is a team effort requiring input from specialists with experience in similar cases, primary doctor and parents.