Mum Reassures Parents Down's Syndrome Is Nothing To Fear On Anniversary Of Daughter's Diagnosis

A mother has shared a comforting message to parents-to-be two years after finding out her daughter had Down’s syndrome. 

Cristy Proctor, 40, from Illinois, said she wants people to understand they shouldn’t fear a Down’s syndrome diagnosis. 

Reflecting on her own experience with her daughter Isabella, now 21 months old, Proctor said she wants expectant mothers who may be going through this to focus on the positives. 

“Two years ago today, I found out my baby would be born a girl. The news was quickly followed with the diagnosis of Down syndrome,” Proctor wrote on Facebook. 

“I spent much of my remaining pregnancy in worry, fear of the unknown and probably every of emotion you can think of and it was a very sad time for me.”

“As hard as it may be to do, focus on your exciting news…

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