This article is up for an award in the 2020 Baps blogging award. If you think it deserves to win, please VOTE HERE - https://www.myfamilyourneeds.co.uk/baps/biggest-impact/ 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 … Continue reading If you refuse to stop using this word, then you are no real friend of mine.
Category: Down Syndrome
The devastating reality of Down syndrome in Tanzania
I love Africa. I love the beauty, the nature, the culture and the vibrancy. Tanzania is our home and we have a good life here. River is happy and as a family this is by far the best place for us to be. But we are lucky. Our children get to go to an international … Continue reading The devastating reality of Down syndrome in Tanzania
Down syndrome – Our Truth
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