The Most Loaded Question I Get About My Son With Down Syndrome

 

"Did you know he would have Down syndrome when you were expecting?" I've heard the question hundreds of times, and I've always answered yes. It's the truth...

Often I hear people say, "I could never do that," or "I surely wouldn't abort my child no matter what," and I just shake my head. You never know what you will do until you're in a situation for yourself.

There is nothing as life-shattering as planning a pregnancy, conceiving and then considering terminating the life you've planned to bring into the world. It was a psychological and emotional roller coaster that demanded a level of trust I found difficult to call upon…