• Carol and Katelyn 1 Down Syndrome – Meet Carol and Katelyn

    Our final mom's story in this blog series on Down Syndrome (although still a few more posts to come), this is Carol and Katelyn who live in our area in Cape Town. Carol is wife to Simon and mother to Katelyn (who has Down Syndrome) and Jess. For those on our Online Antenatal Class, I want [...] Continue Reading
  • Down Syndrome Karen2 Beyond the Diagnosis of Down Syndrome

    Part 2: A journey beyond the diagnosis: reclaiming the joy of pregnancy Is there life and joy and hope beyond the diagnosis of Down Syndrome? After we had been given a prenatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome at 13 weeks in my pregnancy, my weeks became filled with close monitoring and regular ultrasounds. The periontologists performed […]

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  • down syndrome group discussion Genetic Counselling and Down Syndrome by Chantelle Scott

    As part of our series on Down Syndrome, I asked a group of professionals to offer our readers a perspective on genetic counselling in the case of Down Syndrome. Chantelle Scott, Frieda Loubser and Nakita Laing agreed to tackle these professional posts. If you’d like to contact them for more genetic counselling advice, you can find their […]

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