There are others out there who know exactly how you feel.
Every four and a half minutes a child is born or diagnosed with a condition parents never dreamed would be their reality. If this is you, you’re in the right place. You’re not alone.
When Luxton was born, he wasn't breathing, and doctors immediately called a code blue. An MRI showed brain bleeds, but doctors didn't know why. Jori and Dan were sent home to care for Luxton. At 3 weeks old, Luxton's oxygen and heart rate plummeted, so they rushed...
Laurel and Jaron's didn't receive a diagnosis for their son Shane until he was 4 years old.Shane is diagnosed with 18 P Deletion. He had Strabismus, which is a lazy eye, which was corrected when he was 2. . He has developmental delays so even though he’s a five year...
Both of their daughters were diagnosed in utero with a fatal form of Dwarfism. They chose to continue with the pregnancy, and doctors couldn’t give them statistics, because everyone else they knew that received the same diagnosis chose to abort.
While looking through adoption files from an orphanage in Yerevan Armenia, Sarah saw a picture of Maria, who has Down syndrome. Sarah told us, ” I saw Maria’s face, and I had seen many other faces over the years, and they are always just so cute and you want to adopt them all, but something was very different when I saw Maria’s face. It’s like God told me, “that’s your daughter, go get her!”
There’s only a handful of kids who have been diagnosed with NONO gene deletion. Doctors can’t tell you what your life will be like, Morgan and Rikki can.
Having a sister with Down syndrome is difficult at times but rewarding in so many other ways. All Corinne wants for her sister, Vanessa, is to be accepted.
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