Is the incidence of Down syndrome increasing?

Answer There are signs that babies born to older moms are more likely to be afflicted, and in some countries there's a clear trend of women being older before having babies.

Top Q&A For: Is the incidence of Down syndrome increasing

What is the difference between a kid with Down syndrome and a kid without Down syndrome?

downs syndrome is a a chromosome abnormality in which their is an extra copy of the 21st chromosome causing the person to have a flatter face slanted eyes and a mental handicap.

Can family history of kids with down syndrome increase the risk to have a kid with down syndrome?

yes. if that is true, then that means that down syndrome is genetic in your family. try researching it up. look it up on google. i highly reccomend wikepedia. the more you know, the more able you... Read More »

How likely is a sibling of a down syndrome child to have a child with down syndrome?

Can a baby show all the physical characteristics of Down syndrome but yet not have it or any other syndrome?