surideep
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will the child grows normally with down syndrome?

In Topics: Physical development, Exercise and fitness, Nutrition
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Oct 19, 2011
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What the Expert Says:

Down Syndrome children are not plotted on the usual growth charts for other children but are watched on a modified curve.  Growth and growth spurts as well as puberty occur roughly at the same time as other children.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics

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