A Pregnant Woman Learns Her Baby Has Down Syndrome. People Who Have It Answer Her One Big Question.

I never assume something is going to make other people cry. But I’ve gotta tell you that I’m not much of a crier and I needed a tissue.

A mom-to-be learned the baby she was carrying had Down syndrome. So she asked a significant question to a Down syndrome advocacy group, and they answered her with this beautiful video where 15 people shared their wisdom.


Credits: Upworthy, video on The Daily Dot

The best part? Everyone in this video has Down syndrome. And they focus on the good things — reminding people, especially parents who might be worried about what the journey of parenting a child with Down syndrome will be like, that people who have Down syndrome can do all the important things that any parent values. They can go to school, travel, work, make friends, and express their love for their parents, friends, and family. They’re honest about the fact that it can be hard—but isn’t parenting always hard?

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