I just want to start by saying this is in no way a ‘breast is best’ post, and I am not intending to make anyone feel any guilt if they couldn’t or just didn’t want to breast feed. I didn’t write this with any intention of making anyone feel bad, but I am very aware … Continue reading Breastfeeding a baby with Down syndrome
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.
Dear New Mum My story is probably very different from yours and you’re probably feeling things right now that I never had to face. You see, River wasn't diagnosed with Down syndrome until he was 6 months old, it was missed by medical professionals and strangely I often feel very grateful for that. I feel … Continue reading Dear New Mum, Your Life is Going to be Beautiful