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Anyone familier with Down Syndrome newborns????

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Shannon, thank you for your post. I will admit that WE nurses tend to get carried away of how we use our vocabularies forgetting that the words we use on a daily basis even though may not be deem inappropriate to one, it may have an effect on another. I feel that way when people refer to one of my pt as the "pt with aids." Besides, "DS" sounds more appropriate then "downs."

KAL

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Shannon, You made me LOL about the 'Welcome to Holland" thing.I belong to several preemie groups and once a month someone will post it, like we've never seen it before. :rolleyes:

:roll :roll LOL! I know people have the best of intentions, but it does get old!

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