But then I got to thinking, I feel the same way about my normally developing 5 year old, just in different ways...
And I also feel that way about my 16 year old in different ways.
So I think that while having a child with cri du chat syndrome is rather difficult, it is also rewarding.
Just like it is rewarding and difficult to have a normal developing child.
This is a wide range of probability, but it is considered rare.This syndrome is caused by a missing portion of the chromosome 5.This piece is very important for cell growth, and can cause the syndrome to develop if it is damaged or missing.Ask a Think Genetic Counselor — a real expert in the field of genetics. Someone asked me this week what I found most difficult about having a child with Cri du Chat syndrome.