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'Grey's Anatomy' Star Caterina Scorsone Shares A Powerful Message In Honor Of Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Date October 3, 2018 16:23

Caterina Scorsone is best known for her strong character on hit television series Grey's Anatomy.

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But her personal life is just as inspiring as her on-screen performance. In 2016, Caterina became a mom for the second time. She gave birth to a beautiful baby girl Paloma Michaela.

Paloma was born with Down syndrome, but Scorsone celebrates her little miracle and often posts adorable snaps of her on Instagram.

Caterina's message is inspiring parents to not see their children as a curse, but be grateful for them:

1 in 700 babies is born with Down syndrome. Language is important. Parents don’t have a 1 in 700 “RISK” of having a baby with Down syndrome. Parents have a 1 in 700 CHANCE of having a baby with Down syndrome, just like they have a 50 percent CHANCE of having a girl and a 50 percent CHANCE of having a boy.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Arms full of Christmas giggles. Hearts full to bursting. 🎄❤️

Публикация от Caterina Scorsone (@caterinascorsone)

Seeing how happy Scorsone is with Paloma, makes our heart warm for such a beautiful family.

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If you were having a rough day, here’s a smile to remind you that.... joy.

Публикация от Caterina Scorsone (@caterinascorsone)

Little Paloma is indeed an adorable and lovely baby. Caterina's love for her baby girl is an inspiration to us all.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Thank you @emmafeilphotography and @homethrown_la for this great shot of Pippa and me. Xo

Публикация от Caterina Scorsone (@caterinascorsone)

Scorsone practices breastfeeding

Considering benefits of breastfeeding, Caterina is still nursing her 2-year-old Paloma. It's very rare for a working actress because most celebrity women choose to stop breastfeeding early, or even not do it at all, to preserve their figures.

Scorsone is definitely an amazing mother and Paloma is a beautiful baby. Blessings to both of them!

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