Gwen: Asparagine Synthetase Deficiency

Through Gwen’s second pregnancy, all tests came back normal and she went full term with her baby. After she was born,  her daughter was diagnosed with Asparagine synthetase deficiency– which includes Microcephaly and Epilepsy– as well as DwarfismCortical Visual Impairment, and Cerebral Palsy.

When she was pregnant with her third child, doctors discovered her unborn baby would be born with the same diagnoses.

Gwen opens up about what it has been like raising two profoundly affected children.


Asparagine synthetase deficiency- which includes Microcephaly and Epilepsy- as well as DwarfismCortical Visual Impairment, and Cerebral Palsy. When she was pregnant with her third child, doctors discovered her unborn baby would be born with the same diagnoses. Gwen opens up about what it has been like raising two profoundly affected children.">

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