Down Syndrome – The story of a young Mum.

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.

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’.

Why I refuse to allow my worries for my sons future, ruin our today

I'm not really a worrier. I seem to just have this ability to just put things to the back of my mind and get on with it, but believe me when I say that's not always a good thing. Ignoring something can be just as bad as worrying about it constantly, either way your emotions … Continue reading Why I refuse to allow my worries for my sons future, ruin our today