I’m Removing My Prenatal Testing Halo.

I have had my moments of self-righteous judgement.  Shocking, I know.  I’ve strapped on my righteous halo in secret, just for comfort.

In the early weeks after discovering LP has Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), I spent time pontificating on life and riding some emotional waves.  During that time, for a brief moment, despite all my reservations on prenatal testing, I wished we hadn’t opted out.  For a brief moment, I thought we should have terminated.

For that brief moment, I felt a lifetime of guilt. Read the rest of this entry »

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