For anyone who is lucky enough to know someone with Down Syndrome or there is someone in your family with this disability, you know that their life is a true gift and they bring nothing but joy into your world. Although many people see this disability as, well, just that, it's entirely different when you get the chance to engage and converse with these amazing humans, and you realize that their disability is just a label that does not define them.
One mom opened up about what it was like to find out she was having twins, which is a pretty big deal, but she also learned that her two new baby girls would both have Down Syndrome.
In a heartwarming interview, mother Rachael Prescott opened up about the fear, doubt, and overall pure joy that came with her two new beautiful babies that are the cutest twins you've ever seen.
Twins are great!
via: ShutterstockIt's double the fun, double the giggles, and double the diapers, which isn't necessarily the fun part, but it's reality for sure.
Having two babies at once is a real surprise for some folks.
For Rachel and Cody Prescott, twins were a big surprise.
They wanted to give it one more try.
The family was about to grow, a lot!Easton, 5, and Hudson, 3, are healthy boys who had no idea they were going to have the privilege of being protective big brothers.
The had some positive news!
But there was some other news.interview.
It was definitely shocking at first.
Rachael was very upfront about how she felt.
She knew that this pregnancy would be a little different.
Family and friends were very supportive.
Finally, the two girls arrived.
But the delivery process did have its complications.
Doctors had to act fast.
It was hard on Rachael to be away from her babies.
But these girls were fighters.
They had two big brothers who couldn't wait to meet them.
Children with Down Syndrome are often misunderstood.
via: ShutterstockDown syndrome is caused by an extra chromosome, has no known cause, and is not inherited. People often label those who have Down Syndrome and don't realize the true joy and kindness they have.
The chances of it happening depend on the age of the mother.
via: ShutterstockA 25-year-old mother has a 1 in 1,200 chance of having a baby with down syndrome, while a mother who is 49 has a 1 in 10 chance. The chances increase as the age of the mother gets higher.