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

Is it really such a burden to have a sibling with Down syndrome?

One of the biggest worries you will have when your baby is diagnosed with Down syndrome is what will happen to your other children. What will having a brother or sister with a learning disability mean for them? Will their childhoods suffer? Will they be burdened in adulthood? Will they feel resentful for the responsibility … Continue reading Is it really such a burden to have a sibling with Down syndrome?

I am River – UK Blog Award Nomination

Arrgghhh!! I get so so shocked when it happens, but Rivers brilliant supporters have nominated us for a Uk Blog award. It's unexpected and very exciting, thanks to whoever nominated us! Now I hate doing this, it makes me cringe and I feel really annoying. I'm sorry if you're annoyed! However I have to ask, … Continue reading I am River – UK Blog Award Nomination