The termination rate of babies with Down syndrome is high. In fact, more pregnancies are ended than continued when a family learns their baby will have that extra chromosome. I don’t judge, never have and never will, and nothing that anyone says to me will change my opinion there. But I do feel that there … Continue reading Down syndrome – Our Truth
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Oshkosh’s First Model with Down Syndrome – where is Asher now?
I’m sure you all remember a few years back, when little baby Asher took the internet by storm. I know I certainly do. Our blog was in the beginning stages and River hadn’t long been diagnosed with Downs syndrome, when this beautiful little boy kept popping up on my screen. He was just mesmerizing, and … Continue reading Oshkosh’s First Model with Down Syndrome – where is Asher now?
When I realised my baby with Down syndrome really was ‘different’.
River was 6 months old when we learnt that he had had Down syndrome, and although he was slightly delayed in typical milestone he was pretty much keeping up with his peers. He smiled, rolled over, lifted his head up, laughed and sat up at near typical times and although he was late, there … Continue reading When I realised my baby with Down syndrome really was ‘different’.