For many parents, the news that their baby has a difference in their genetics, health or development comes as a shock. The time that follows has been described as a rollercoaster of emotions, and for many – the experience of prenatal diagnosis may be traumatic.
One positive step you can take is to seek support. You may find support by reaching out to family and friends, professionals or other parents who have been through the unexpected.
We have provided some links below to help you find someone to walk this journey with you.
If you have been given a specific diagnosis, you may also find support by reaching out to a diagnosis-specific support group, these can be formal or informal support groups through platforms like Facebook – click here to view our directory.