Does the Fact that Your Sibling has a Disability Impact Your Decision to Have Children

Does Your Sibling Impact Your Decision to Have Children?

Having kids of my own…should I or shouldn’t I? Does your sibling impact your decision to have children? You want to know the truth? Having a sibling with Down Syndrome does in fact impact the route that one takes in relation to having kids. Different siblings make different choices. Take for example my older sister…she …

Are you obligated to take care of your sibling who has Down Syndrome

Are you Obligated to Take Care of your Sibling who has Down Syndrome?

Are you obligated to take care of your sibling who has Down Syndrome (DS)? Quite frankly…no. They are your brother or sister…not your child. Your parents have that obligation. You could be the type of person who doesn’t want kids and wants to travel the world with your spouse and focus on your career/business. You …

foot care tips

6 Foot Care Tips from the Podiatrist (Foot Doctor)

I have been concerned about my sister’s feet for some time now, due to the following reasons: It appears she has “flat feet”. She has calluses on the sole of her feet She complains that the calluses sometimes hurt She’s overweight The fact that she was feeling any sort of pain worried me. What does …

health problems related to down syndrome

5 Health Problems Related to Down Syndrome

Having Down Syndrome (DS) does not mean that your loved one will always be ill or that they will have any of the health problems listed in this post. This is because, quite frankly, everyone is different and thus, there is no “one size fits all” diagnosis. Nevertheless, it would appear that there are indeed …