Breast feeding and Bottle feeding
Children with Down syndrome have a wide range of abilities. Feeding is no exception. Some babies with Down syndrome are born knowing what to do, and others may need help in learning what to do.
Some of the most common issues for infants with Down syndrome who are learning to feed may be:low muscle tone, medical problems such as heart and digestive conditions and differences in oral or facial structures that may be present. Remember that every child is unique and will have different causes and solutions for different issues. But whether you are breast or bottle feeding you new baby, there are solutions to make mealtime easier. The downloads listed on this page will give you some ideas about how to help child in this area.