The high incidence of congenital heart disease in any offspring with Down syndrome contributes to pregnancy risk, including stillbirth and neonatal death.
Other forms of contraception are not discussed.
There are documented cases of men with Down syndrome who have fathered children although there are many more documented cases of women with Down syndrome who have given birth.
Studies of marriage in the mentally disabled population by Edgerton 1983 ; and by 1988 have shown that individuals with cognitive deficits who married had only mild mental disabilities.
Surgical repair of heart problems may be required as early as three months of age.
Do Individuals with Down Syndrome Have Sexual Feelings? Raising a child with Down syndrome is more work for parents than raising an unaffected child.
Disagreement exists within regarding the acceptability of abortion in those carrying a fetus with Down syndrome.
Since the introduction of screening, Down syndrome are often.