The PedsDocTalk Podcast

57: Celebrating World Down syndrome Day: Understanding Trisomy 21

March 24, 2021 Dr. Mona Amin
The PedsDocTalk Podcast
57: Celebrating World Down syndrome Day: Understanding Trisomy 21
Show Notes

March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day. A day to recognize and spread awareness of those with Down syndrome. 

THIS EPISODE IS PART 1 OF 2 EPISODES: MAKE SURE TO LISTEN TO EPISODE 58: A MOTHER'S MESSAGE-DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS. 

In honor of this, I welcome Dr. Sajel Lala (@Lalagenetics on Instagram). We discuss Down syndrome statistics, risk factors, how the diagnosis can be made, what is monitored through the child's life, and some misconceptions about those with Down syndrome.

Make sure to listen to Episode 58 for more insight and awareness celebrating World Down syndrome Day.