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Baby Bonds Contest Winners- Why So Many Have Down Syndrome

By Kat Abianac / March 27, 2015

Unless you’ve been living under a rock in Australia, you’ve heard of the Baby Bonds contest with their annual parade of smiling, cheeky babies and kids. And if you go on social media or watch TV, you’re also aware that in the last two years, a total of 4 winning children have had Down syndrome. […]


This family won the Trisomy 21 Lottery- three times

By Kat Abianac / March 5, 2015

Trisomy 21 is a random event. It’s not hereditary, so it is amazing that this family has three beautiful biological children with the condition. Introducing the gorgeous Thomson Children!! These three siblings all have designer genes. ALL three children have Trisomy 21, the most common form of Down syndrome.  I think they have won the […]


Why one mother wishes your baby had Down syndrome too

By Kat Abianac / March 2, 2015

Kate has a little girl with Down syndrome. When she asked me to proof read a post she wrote for her Facebook page, it was such an honest and emotional read I had to publish it on this website, too! Kate writes; “I read a question today posed by a mum who has just had […]


Two years ago

By Kat Abianac / January 15, 2015

Exactly two years ago, at 11:50 pm, I was laying in a private room at the Mater on level 8. They always put mums in a private room, after their babies are diagnosed at birth with Down syndrome. I guess it’s so the mothers can cry in private. I didn’t cry until the next morning, […]


What a married woman with Down syndrome wants you to know

By Kat Abianac / August 13, 2014

Meet Kate Owens. Kate got married 3 years ago, and is busy loving life! I asked Kate, as a married woman with Down syndrome, to share some things about herself as well as her life. She has something important to say to mothers of kids with Down syndrome. Or even mothers of younger children, who […]

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