Postnatal Diagnosis

If you are the new parent of a child with Down syndrome, congratulations and a warm welcome to a large and caring community. There are thousands of us all around you – perhaps as many as 5,000 across Colorado and the region and hundreds of thousands nationally. We have all been just where you are today and we know where you will be tomorrow in your journey with Down syndrome. Along this path, things may become tangled and confused. You need to know you can turn to us – to the Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association and our thousands of families, for facts, clarity, and support. Or simply a listening ear. Beyond that, know you and your family are now part of our family that knows how to work hard for our kids and then play hard when it is time to celebrate. Join us for both by contacting We are here to help support you and “meet you where you are.” We understand that everyone approaches life differently and need different types of understanding and resources. RMDSA has the experience and staff to help, no matter what your frame of mind. In the meantime, take care of yourself. You are now a parent, making you one of the most important people in the world, to at least one another. That can be demanding work; make time for breaks, get your rest and enjoy! And most importantly, CONGRATULATIONS on the birth of your new baby!

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