If you refuse to stop using this word, then you are no friend of mine.

I'm not an easily offended person and I believe in gently educating people about Down syndrome. I always remind myself and others that we were all uneducated once, and that reacting angrily and aggressively changes nothing. But saying that, I would like to take a few minutes to discuss the word 'retard' with you. Firstly, … Continue reading If you refuse to stop using this word, then you are no friend of mine.

Down Syndrome – The story of a young Mum.

One of the biggest myths about having a baby with Down syndrome, is that it only happens to older women. It’s understandable really, because it’s true that the chance is greater in women over the age of 35. However, the reality is that more women of a younger age give birth to babies with ds … Continue reading Down Syndrome – The story of a young Mum.