My Angel Has An Extra Chromosome- Part 7

My Angel Has An Extra Chromosome- Part 7

Molly has put together some testimonies from people around her who share in her experiences raising her special needs daughter, Zia. DS is not a sickness but a condition that makes Zia extra special, extra loved and extra awesome! Read what these family members had to say. The arrival of Zia brought anxieties, fears of […]

Happy Birthday Zia

Happy Birthday Zia

Dear Zia. Now that you are one year old, mommy couldn’t be happier. God has blessed us with you. Though we didn’t expect things to turn out the way they did, we are ever so grateful that you are in our lives. When I had you and doctors told me about your special extra chromosome, […]

My Angel Has An Extra Chromosome- Part 4

My Angel Has An Extra Chromosome- Part 4

This article is about Zia’s developments so far and how proud I am of her. Our challenges started the very day she was born. Zia was unable to latch onto the breast which meant that I could not feed her effectively. Initially I thought it was because I was a first time mom and was […]

My Angel Has An Extra Chromosome – Part 3

My Angel Has An Extra Chromosome – Part 3

On my page l once wrote that it takes a community to raise child and it takes the very same community to raise a child with special needs. Every parent in this position needs support and yet what they usually get is pity and weird looks and no one deserves that. It could be out […]

My Angel Has An Extra Chromosome- Part 2

My Angel Has An Extra Chromosome-  Part 2

After I found out that my daughter has an extra chromosome I was crushed. Fear and lack of understanding about the condition made it worse. I was unsure about what kind of life and future my daughter Zia had laid ahead of her. When I was pregnant I had read a lot about baby’s developmental […]