1 Mom on Her Experience With Her Daughter Having Down Syndrome: "It's Better Than I Imagined"
Margot — a mom to a daughter with Down syndrome and a volunteer at the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi — recently opened up to Humans of New York about what it's like to have a child with the chromosomal disorder. She candidly explained that although she's thrilled to be a parent, raising a child with Down syndrome can be challenging. Between learning the news about her child's diagnosis, dealing with scary medical issues, and doing everything she can to raise her daughter to be independent, she admitted it can wear you down at times. Scroll through to get a look at Margot's emotional story.