There are other things associated with this extra chromosome like, heart defects, hypotonia, gastrointestinal and endocrine issues. There are some others as well. If you don't know anything about Down's syndrome, learn a little about it. There is a facebook advocacy group. here is one of many resources. http://www.ndss.org/ > If you learn more about Downs syndrome, you might just see yourself parenting a child with Down's. You could live a life filled with joy sweetness and fun as well.
So if you haven't parented a child with Downs, learn more about it. These girls could bring so much joy to your family. That is not to say its easy. Parenting any child is a long difficult and exhausting. But its so so worth it.
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