Dear Matt Hancock I am a mother, with two sons both of whom I love very much. I stand with Heidi Crowter, and I wanted to write to you to explain my reasons for this. As you know, the law in England currently allows you to terminate a baby after 24 weeks, and indeed to… Read more
So here we are in 2020. If 2019 was a year of survival, 2020 so far seems to be a year of reflection. Following Aidan’s stint in hospital with heart failure and surgery to close his PDA, life has settled into our new, old routine. We are all at home, Aidan is growing, learning and… Read more
Last year, we went on a family holiday to Sardinia. It was the first trip abroad we’d had as a family of three, and the first family holiday we had been on since Tom had started at nursery. For some time, we had been to-ing and fro-ing on whether to have a second child. I… Read more
When we found out about the high probability that our baby would be born with Down’s Syndrome, me and my husband spoke about how we didn’t want people to feel sorry for us. This wasn’t because we “got there” really quickly. I was really not ok with his diagnosis. I was trying so very, very… Read more
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