"The turning point came when Seb was four months old and Caroline was pushing him in his pram in Bath one day when she passed a family with two perfect, blond-haired, blue-eyed boys — exactly the family she'd imagined for herself."
"Shuffling along behind that family was a middle-aged man with a pudding-basin haircut clinging to the arm of an elderly woman."
says: 'He had Down's and was out with his mum. The contrast between
these two families was horrific. I saw my future and couldn't bear it
so I ran home, sobbing hysterically."
Caroline ranted and raved at Simon, he asked her a life-changing
question: 'If you can't accept our baby, how can you expect the rest of the world to?"
"It was a poignant question, and one that stopped Caroline in her tracks."