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.
This is why we choose to share our children on social media
It wasn't so long ago that babies with Down syndrome were immediately placed into institutions, and hidden away from society like dirty little secrets. They were viewed as something so terrible that shutting them away was viewed as the best option. But not anymore. NOT ANY MORE!!! Now we get to share our children with the … Continue reading This is why we choose to share our children on social media
The day River met our future doctors
When we were back visiting the Uk, River and I were invited to go and meet with student doctors at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital’s education department. It was a four hour round trip for us, but I’ve wanted to do something like this for so long that I decided that I wouldn’t miss … Continue reading The day River met our future doctors