New and Expectant Parents

Congratulations on your new baby! Learning the unexpected news that your child has Down Syndrome may generate a wide range of emotions, concerns and unanswered questions..

The Ohio Valley Down Syndrome Support Group, was formed by parents just like you who love their children deeply. We exist to support you and your newborn, be an advocate for your child as he/she grows and serve as a resource for your family to help navigate.

We have information we can make available to you immediately. We are also happy to connect you with a Down Syndrome parents who can meet with you wherever you choose to share knowledge and offer support. Wherever you find yourself at this moment, know we care and we want to help meet your needs.


“Understanding a Down syndrome Diagnosis” by Lettercase


A Promising Future Together: A Guide for New and Expectant Parents


“Prenatal Screening and Testing for Chromosome Conditions”


“Unexpected” Parent Diagnosis Experiences from the DSDN

Download Resources


ODH Down Syndrome Fact Sheets


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PO Box 267
Steubenville, OH 43952

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