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jerrydubiz

Village Elder
#1
My buddy and le wife are expecting their first child, in a recent hospital visit, a prenatal screening revealed a huge possibility of the kid being born with Down syndrome, after a second more detailed scan, we are now certain that the unborn 'kid' has Down syndrome. Individuals with Downs, depending on where they fall on the spectrum, spend their whole lives, immobile, playing with blocks and constantly drooling. The guy came to me seeking for advice on whether they should chuck it and try once again or spend their lives and almost half of their income taking care of an intellectually and physically disabled kid who has an almost zero chance of growing into an independent and full functioning human being. I won't say what I told him but they've chosen to terminate the pregnancy. In their shoes, what would have you done?
 
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nectar

Senior Villager
#4
My buddy and le wife are expecting their first child, in a recent hospital visit, a prenatal screening revealed a huge possibility of the kid being born with Down syndrome, after a second more detailed scan, we are now certain that the unborn 'kid' has Down syndrome. Individuals with Downs, depending with where they fall in the spectrum, spend their whole lives, immobile, playing with blokes and constantly drooling, The guy came to me seeking for advice, on whether they should chuck it and try once again or spend their lives and almost half of their income taking care of an intellectually and physically disabled kid who has an almost zero chance of growing into an independent and full functioning human being..I won't say what I told him.but they've chose to terminate the pregnancy. In their shoes, what would have you done?
the way you parents did,juu wewe na huyo unborn child sioni tofauti
 

Some Say

Village Elder
#9
True story: There are 2 men I consider heroes. One of them takes his 3 year old son who has Down Syndrome to school everyday and the way he looks at his son its nothing but love. The other guy is older anakaa retiree but akienda kununua gazetti, ama kwenda supermarket or church he takes his daughter who has down syndrome. Yaani the daughter is so attached to the dad hua lazima amshike mkono wakitembea.
 

nectar

Senior Villager
#10
True story: There are 2 men I consider heroes. One of them takes his 3 year old son who has Down Syndrome to school everyday and the way he looks at his son its nothing but love. The other guy is older anakaa retiree but akienda kununua gazetti, ama kwenda supermarket or church he takes his daughter who has down syndrome. Yaani the daughter is so attached to the dad hua lazima amshike mkono wakitembea.
afadhali hao kuliko uzae mtoto awe shoga
 

Purple

Moderator
Staff member
#16
Not an easy decision..on one hand, terminating a life is murder which God will punish you for...On the other hand raising normal kids is hard let alone a disabled one. There’s a lady I know of who had a kid at 37 years. Scans indicated the kid she was carrying might have Down’s syndrome (due to advanced maternal age), but her and her husband chose to keep the baby. Imagine the kid was born perfectly normal, cutest little boy you ever saw. She’s very happy she didn’t abort per the scan results.
 

panktcha

Village Elder
#17
How many weeks is the pregnancy?

If the hospital did an amniocentesis and have confirmed Down's syndrome and the pregnancy is less than 16 weeks, then I would immediately advice on a medical Termination of Pregnancy. Still, if the pregnancy is between 17 and 28 weeks, I would still advice on ToP; but after involvement of a team of counselors and obstetricians. There's no point in bringing forth into this world a child with Down's. Any pediatrician will tell you this.
 

mswazi

Village Elder
#18
True story: There are 2 men I consider heroes. One of them takes his 3 year old son who has Down Syndrome to school everyday and the way he looks at his son its nothing but love. The other guy is older anakaa retiree but akienda kununua gazetti, ama kwenda supermarket or church he takes his daughter who has down syndrome. Yaani the daughter is so attached to the dad hua lazima amshike mkono wakitembea.
Do you by any chance live near Hazina? I think I know the older guy you've mentioned. He has a strong bond with his challenged daughter.
 

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