I have a son with Down syndrome, but I still believe in your right to choose.

I’m not going to be adding a cute photo of River to this. It isn’t an article about proving to the world how amazing he is or how happy he makes me, it isn’t an article about how he is worthy of his life and it certainly isn’t a ‘look what you’re missing out on’ … Continue reading I have a son with Down syndrome, but I still believe in your right to choose.

Why my answer to this question will be a lie – “Didn’t you have the test?”

As a mum of a child with Down syndrome, I think one of the worst questions a stranger can ask is: “Didn’t you have the test?” This is not a question that you should ever ask anyone that you’ve never even met, but have randomly bumped into one day. Honestly, it happens. I’ve heard stories … Continue reading Why my answer to this question will be a lie – “Didn’t you have the test?”

Medical Professionals – Words Matter

  It is so important that medical professionals choose their words carefully, as they have the power in their hands to shape a families future. Their reactions and attitude are literally what stands between a family choosing to end a pregnancy or take that journey. "I'm so sorry but we have detected that your baby … Continue reading Medical Professionals – Words Matter