When I realised my baby with Down syndrome really was ‘different’.

  River was 6 months old when we learnt that he had had Down syndrome, and although he was slightly delayed in typical milestone he was pretty much keeping up with his peers. He smiled, rolled over, lifted his head up, laughed and sat up at near typical times and although he was late, there … Continue reading When I realised my baby with Down syndrome really was ‘different’.

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?