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Named after John Langdon Down, the first physician to identify the syndrome, Down syndrome is the most frequent genetic cause of mild to moderate intellectual and developmental disabilities and associated medical problems and occurs in one out of 800 live births, in all races and economic groups. Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder caused by an error in cell division that results in the presence of an additional third chromosome 21 or "trisomy 21."

Dr. Traynor and his staff treated my twin pregnancy with incredible warmth and dedication. I know that they provided me with the best care available from the beginning to delivery. Dr. Traynor always made time to thoroughly answer all of my many questions and was never rushed. Dr. Traynor has a peaceful way about him that made my pregnancy and delivery as calm and stress-free as possible. My husband and I forever will be extremely grateful for the wonderful care he provided that resulted in the arrival of our healthy beautiful twin daughters. Words cannot express how thankful we are.

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