Touching tribute for worried future mom

“I’m expecting a baby.”

“I’ve discovered he has Down syndrome.”

“I’m scared: what kind of life will my child have?”

These words in a letter have resulted in a powerful video which is going viral: 15 people with Down syndrome share messages for the worried mom-to-be.

Dear Future Mom reminds us all that kids and adults living with Down syndrome have something incredibly special to offer the world (and their parents). There's a lovely bit at the end which is bound to bring a tear to your eyes!

21 March is World Down Syndrome Day, so why not take a moment to watch this heart-warming video which is putting a smile on faces all over the world:

Dear Future Mom via CoorDown/YouTube

Read more about Down syndrome:

Down syndrome myths

How doctors test for Down syndrome

Diagnosis: Down syndrome

Special needs: you can do it!

Has Down syndrome had an impact on your pregnancy?

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