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News that my baby had Down Syndrome was like a 'scary movie' but our little Mary is doing just fine

JOURNALIST and TV presenter Brendan O’Connor has spoken for the first time about the birth of his baby daughter, who was diagnosed with Down Syndrome.

The outspoken writer and his wife Sarah Caden welcomed a second baby girl, Mary, into their family just two weeks ago. But he said that they were not prepared to be told by doctors at her birth that she had a genetic disorder.

He describes the first few moments of Mary’s life as akin to a “scary movie” and how their lives took a dramatic turn in the operating theatre.

Read more here: News that my baby had Down Syndrome was like a ‘scary movie’ but our little Mary is doing just fine – Around Town, Entertainment – Herald.ie.

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