New & Expecting Parents

Nursing Down Syndrome: A Short Guide to Breastfeeding Your Baby

A project designed to inspire, encourage, and prepare mothers of babies with Down syndrome to breastfeed their babies. Aimed at both mothers and medical professionals, seeking to empower mothers to advocate for themselves and their babies and to educate medical professionals about the unique challenges some babies with DS encounter. 

Welcome Letter From Alecia

Read a letter from Alecia welcoming new parents to the Down syndrome community and the Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee (DSAMT).

An Extraordinary Life

A guidebook specifically written for new and expectant mothers who live in Middle Tennessee and have received a diagnosis of Down syndrome.

Una vida extraordinaria

Una guía para nuevos padres y padres que esperan tener un bebé

Letter from Parent, Sheila

Read a letter from Sheila Moore, parent of an adult with Down syndrome and previous Executive Director of DSAMT. 

Brighter Tomorrows

Brighter Tomorrows is part of the National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Down Syndrome Resources and supports families by offering accurate information about Down Syndrome. 

Coloring Book - What You Should Know About Down Syndrome

 A book to help children understand Down syndrome and have fun at the same time.

Diagnosis to Delivery

A Pregnant Mother’s Guide to Down Syndrome by Down Syndrome Pregnancy. 

Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network

The Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network provides resources and education about Down Syndrome, and connects you to other parents who have been in your shoes.