Prenatal

We have a range of resources for expectant parents here. You can also find information about prenatal testing.
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Prenatal guides and resources

Our information guides and fact sheets can help to support expectant parents and inform the process of prenatal testing. All of our guides are available in the Resource Hub.

Expectant Parent Guide

Our Guide for expectant parants provides balanced information about Down syndrome to expectant parents. This resource is also available in other languages.

Expectant parent guide
Read the Guide for Expectant Parents here

Prenatal testing for Down syndrome fact sheet

The Prenatal testing fact sheet contains easy-to-understand, factual and balanced information for people considering prenatal testing or if a test shows that a baby may have or does have Down syndrome.

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Read the Prenatal testing factsheet here

Position statement on prenatal screening

A large part of our work involves advocating for families and for our community. Our federation works together to develop policy positions advocating on important issues to the federal government and national organisations. The position statement represents Down Syndrome Australia’s position on prenatal testing for Down syndrome.

Position statement on prenatal screening
Read our Position Statement here

Resource Hub

You can find the full range of these and other Prenatal resources in our Resource Hub.

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Click here to see more Prenatal resources in our Resource Hub

Get in touch with your Down syndrome association

Our associations provide balanced information about Down syndrome, answer any questions, and can connect families with other parents of a child with Down syndrome.

Call our 1300 number 1300 881 935 to connect with your local state or territory Down syndrome association.

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Find your local state/territory association here