Mum creates gift boxes for parents of children with Down’s Syndrome – Metro

An Irish mother has made more than 400 gift baskets worth over £80,000 for new mums of children with Down’s Syndrome.

Sinead Fidgeon, 47, decided to make the baskets after feeling the births of babies with Down’s Syndrome aren’t celebrated enough.

Sinead, from Cavan, Ireland, started to make the ‘baskets of love’ for other mums following the birth of her own daughter Grace, now four, who has the genetic condition.

The mum-of-four felt there were too many negative connotations around telling parents their child has Down’s Syndrome, with doctors often breaking the news apologetically.

The mum has since gifted hundreds of parents the hampers – containing new baby balloons, toys and a book about the condition.

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