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meredith Patient Expert

orlando, Florida
I'm a Christian wife and mother of 5.  My children include two adopted and three biological kids ranging from birth year 2003-2009.  Three of my children have Down syndrome and one of those has extra challenges from strokes and institutionalization before her adoption.  My adopted children began their lives in Eastern Europe and joined our family at 18 months and 5 years...

Cori Sarno V.

United States
On February 8, 2009 Joey, our bundle of joy arrived five weeks early! A few days later we learned that he had Down syndrome. We had no idea throughout the pregnancy that our baby was going to have Down syndrome. But we had refused most of the prenatal testing because when I saw Joey's heart beating on an ultrasound at 9 weeks gestation I knew that was a baby, our baby, and it did not matter...
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Tara Lakes

United States
I am the proud momma of a beautiful baby boy who happens to have brought an extra chromosome to the party. He is the youngest of six fabulous children. Down syndrome is teaching us much about life, love, faith, and fear, and we are blessed to be part of his journey.
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ABandCsMom

Stockbridge, Michigan
I'm a SAHM of three kids. Actually, two are pretty much grown. There ages are 22, 19 and 7 years. Our 7 year old was born a child with Down syndrome. We have seen our share of health issues that coincide with Down syndrome. We have been through two heart surgeries and 26 months of chemotherapy due to leukemia. We are now dealing with some sort of a platelet disorder with our 7 year old. It's not...

Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven

San Francisco, California
I'm a wife and WAHM of 3 young 'uns. I've realized through the years that I am my best self, best wife, and best mommy when I'm living a healthy lifestyle. When I do so, I've got the energy and strength I need to play with my three kiddos, as well as a boost of self-confidence.

Kris L.

United States
Hello, I am Kris, married to Tom for 32 years and mom to 8 wonderful kids; 4 adult men, a teen daughter and three young daughters who have the diagnosis of Down syndrome. Meghan, who was born to us, and our youngest two, who were adopted, Kara from Ukraine and Amanda from Estonia when they were both 3 years old. All three girls have different strengths and weaknesses, and all are very unique....
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Dr. Timothy Durnin Health Maven

Specialty: chiropractor (DC)
Lansing, Illinois
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Lisa Patient Expert

United States
I am the mother of six children, the youngest of whom has Down syndrome. My blog chronicles our family's experience having a baby with Down syndrome from the day of his birth to the present day.
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Sarahlynn

St. Louis, Missouri
I'm a reader, a writer, a feminist, a liberal, a Presbyterian, and mom to two amazing little girls, one with Down syndrome. All that is reflected here, along with whatever I might be feeling at the moment (quite often, it will be exhaustion).

Megan F. Patient Expert

Herndon, Virginia
I'm a 30 something mom to two sweet little gals, the youngest of whom happens to have Down syndrome. Follow along in our daily adventures and find out that Ds is NOT scary ~ it's just life.