Dear stranger, I may need to apologise to you, I think I may have ruined your day. You probably think I'm just another person who doesn't understand, but I wanted to explain to you that I do. I get it. I wasn't just another person staring at different, another person made to feel uncomfortable … Continue reading Dear Stranger, your son has Down syndrome and I couldn’t help but stare.
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
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?