The taboo… 

Brilliantly honest post, why are these things such a taboo subject? Ask questions don’t avoid the subject, the more we know the less we’re nervous of things that are ‘different’!

Being Amber's Mum

Being a parent of a child with a chromosome problem, a trisomy, an extra chromosome, and in Amber’s case basically two different sets of genes/DNA can be extremely lonely. No one, generally, in your usually circle of friends can emphasise or understand, and to be honest would they want, or even need to?

Amber was our second born child, a very much longed for second child. If we had our way the age gap between Megan and Amber would be much less than it was, but for some reason it just didn’t happen. I fell pregnant with Amber at the age of 24, and after a easy pregnancy and homebirth at 21 with the princess I saw no need for extra early blood tests and screening, which even now the name of them escapes me. Some may say I was irresponsible and immature, but how many of you actually had…

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