DSDN believes that a strong support system can have a positive impact on parents raising their child- so that is why developed the first rockin' mom™ group in February of 2013. We have a deep desire to connect and support parents receiving a new Down syndrome diagnosis. Read more about our group guidelines here. We pride ourselves on offering a layer of support to parents which is a safe, respectful space to share, vent, celebrate and discuss. All of our groups are monitored and moderated to ensure for a positive experience for our group members. Thank you for joining us in our mission! 

We offer several styles of support groups:
  1. Small, private birth club groups where a rockin' mom™ can connect with other moms with children born around the same time as their child. These are focused on moms who have children under 1 year old.
  2. Larger, closed groups where parents can connect with other parents born in the same year.  Moms and dads of children of any age can join these groups.
  3. Subgroups for topical support
How to Join:
Are you pregnant?
Send an email to support@dsdiagnosisnetwork.org to be added to the private groups.  We know that discretion can be important in those beginning days of processing a new diagnosis, so we work extra hard to create a private, secure space for families with a new diagnosis.  These groups do not come up in a search and it does not show that you are a member of the group on your Facebook account or page. All posts are private.
 
Do you have a child under 1?
 
We know that discretion can be important in those beginning days of processing a new diagnosis, so we work extra hard to create a space for families with a new diagnosis.  These birth club groups are closed and do not show that you are a member of the group on your Facebook account or page. All posts are private.
Is your child over the age of 1?

We offer closed, moderated groups for moms and dads with children of any age.  Click the link below to join your child's birth year group:

  

More Connections
Dad Group
Send a request HERE to join the rockin' dad group .
Hable Español?  
Bienvenidas al grupo de ‘Rockin' Moms' en Español. Este grupo es para madres con niños “Rocking su cromosoma extra”. Nuestro deseo es que puedas encontrar el apoyo que nosotras ya hemos encontrado en otras madres con hijos de cercana edad. Es un lugar para compartir, ofrecer y/o buscar apoyo. Para poder mantener nuestro enfoque en el apoyo a nuestros hijos, mensajes sobre competencias, distintas formas de recaudar fondo, y/o artículos de este tipo serán eliminados de la página. Este grupo esta enfocado en madres embarazadas que ya tienen diagnostico de Síndrome de Down o aquellas que tienen hijos entre las edades de 0-3 años con Síndrome de Down. Conecta AQUI
 
Confused? Scared? Anxious?
Have questions about Down syndrome? Need to ask questions in a non-judgmental format? Please message us HERE We will connect you to someone that will and can answer your questions.
Other questions? Email Jen Jacob, our Executive Director at Jen@dsdiagnosisnetwork.org
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