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Re: Thread on Down Syndrome

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Posted by Jeanne on November 30, 2003 at 17:49:38:

In Reply to: Thread on Down Syndrome posted by Debbie on November 30, 2003 at 16:53:14:

I also read through that thread and find it frightening that this person is saying that she is a nurse. Her information on Down syndrome is so completely wrong and I find it interesting that after being challenged she says her husband is a geneticist to try and make her more credible.

Please be careful about taking advice from people posing as health care professionals on the internet...this "Elizabeth" is way WAY off base!


Mom to one year old Josh with Down syndrome

: Elizabeth,

: I just wanted you to know that I've requested for that thread to be removed. It is sad and horrendus, and I would never want anyone who is pregnant with a child w/DS or just had one to read that information that you posted. I have posted places for people to go and get correct information, please, it is hard enough, then to read something like that and even think for a second it could be faulted to either parent. It is really very serious, and again, I invite you to visit www.ndss.org, or www.ds-health.com so you may read correct information. No one is taking any shots at you, at least I'm not, I only want education on the matter.

: Debbie

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