New book on Breastfeeding and Down Syndrome

Julia’s Way, a non-profit organisation, have brought out Breastfeeding and Down Syndrome: a comprehensive guide for mothers and medical professionals.  The book aims to be evidence based and has been reviewed by medical experts.  Electronic copies of the book are free to download and printed copies are available to purchase.



Booking now open for DSMIG Winter Symposium 2019

Details for DSMIG meeting at RCPCH, London

Please join us for our 2019 Winter Symposium and AGM.
This will be held at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in London on Friday 15th November 2019.  Our programme for this year includes presentations on dementia, regression, sleep and experiences of a one stop Down syndrome clinic.  Both members and non-members are welcome and there are reduced cost places for students and those currently unwaged.

Winter Symposium Programme Nov 2019

Book here.


New Book ! Down Syndrome – Current Perspectives

ds-current-perspectives-book-coverDown Syndrome

Current Perspectives

Edited by Richard Newton , Shiela Puri and Liz Marder

This book provides doctors and other health professionals with the information they need to address the challenges that can present in the management of Down syndrome. Chapters have been written by a number of internationally respected clinicians with a special interest in Down syndrome, including members of DSMIG UK and Ireland with contributions from the Down’s Syndrome Association Chapters include discussion of comorbidities, with background information and advice on assessment and management ,as well as the underlying biology and new developments in molecular genetics. Practical examples and case scenarios are included.

Available from or from Amazon

Product details:

Hardcover: 288 pages

Publisher: MacKeith Press (20 March 2015)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1909962473

ISBN-13: 978-190996247