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Expectant Parents

Learning that your unborn baby has Down syndrome can be very difficult to hear. This unexpected news may generate a wide range of emotions and unanswered questions. FDSWF is here to assist you as you prepare for the birth of your new baby.  Our Parent Liaisons can provide Peer to Peer visits that give you the support and guidance you need and if you wish our we can help you to connect with other parents who have received a prenatal diagnosis.  To request a visit send an email to or call (813)245-2782.

New Parents

For New & Expectant parents – In addition to Peer to Peer visits we offer our FDSWF Parent Packets.  The packets are free and provide vital Down syndrome and special needs information from national and local agencies. Also included is a free copy of the book “Babies with Down Syndrome, A New Parent’s Guide”, two Down Syndrome Awareness wristbands and a FDSWF Teddy Bear for your baby.  To have a FDSWF Parent Packet delivered or mailed to you send your request to or call (813)245-2782.

FDSWF Parent Packets are available in English/Spanish and a bilingual Parent Liaison is available upon request.

Please know that we care about your family and we are here to help you at this sensitive time. 

                                                                    Please download the packet information below.