You do ever feel like God puts people in your path for a reason?
I am thinking this is for sure one of those instances.
Last week, I noticed a post on Facebook from a spunky mama named Marta. This post talked about March being Trisomy 18 Awareness Month…
…I have to confess, I Google it because I had no idea what Trisomy 18 was.
Now I know.
“A Trisomy is when the chromosomes do not divide correctly, and there is an extra copy of a chromosome that was not sloughed off. So instead of one “X” for the pair of chromosomes affected, it is more like “XI”. Chromosomes are numbered, and the number of chromosome that did not divide properly is how the Trisomy is named, as well as being known for the person who discovered the Trisomy, also called a “Syndrome” (syndrome meaning a pattern of symptoms, and in these cases, traced directly to the cause). The most common Trisomy is 21, which is Down’s syndrome. After that is Trisomy 18, also called Edward’s Syndrome, then Trisomy 13, also known as Patau’s Syndrome. Most other Trisomies are not compatible with life, and are often miscarried or stillborn”
Meet Kayden. Is he a heartbreaker or what?