Seven Celebrity Moms Who Have Children with Down Syndrome

Pedro Marrero
Dec 18, 2018
03:49 P.M.

For these 7 celebrity mothers, they have all the reasons to be proud of their children who have Down syndrome.


Having thousands or even millions of followers, these mothers set a good example of unconditional love. Their simple posts about their children with Down syndrome send a powerful message of acceptance amid differences.

Here are just a few celebrity mothers who love showing the world how beautiful life can be around someone with Down syndrome.

1. Maria Doyle Kennedy


Best known for "The Tudors," the Irish actress never kept it a secret that she has a son, now an adult, with Down syndrome.

Daniel, his son, even appeared in the short film she directed titled "A Different Kind of Day."

2. Julie Newmar


Julie, who shot to fame as Cat Woman during the 60s TV show "Batman," has a son named John who was also born with Down syndrome.

“He’s the cause of the great expansion of my outlook on life," the actress said in an interview. "He’s responsible for my understanding and practice of unconditional love. John is what makes my life great.”

3. Lisa Gungor


Lisa, of the band Gungor, and her husband Michael Gungor love their daughter, Lucette, who has Down syndrome, unconditionally that they wrote a song for her titled Light.

4. Joey Feek


The country singer lost her battle to cancer in 2016. But she was lucky to have given birth to her daughter, Indiana, two years earlier.

She shares Indiana, who was born with Down syndrome, with husband and fellow country musician, Rory Feek.

5. Amanda Booth


With a son who has Down syndrome, Amanda is a staunch advocate for the welfare of people born with this condition.

Amanda does her advocacy partly by sharing her happy moments with her son, Micah, on social media.

6. Caterina Scorsone


Caterina's daughter, Paloma, has Down syndrome. The actress frequently shares photos of her little girl on her Instagram, showing the world just how proud and loving a mother she is.

"Beauty. Love. Peace. Contentment. Acceptance. Belonging. Freedom. Adventure. Blessings beyond my wildest dreams," Caterina wrote in one of her posts.

7. Sally Phillips


Ollie, Sally's son, was born with Down syndrome. This doesn't diminish her love for him. The actress also advocates for the well-being of people having this condition.

In 2016, she made a documentary titled "A World Without Down Syndrome?"

One in every 700 babies in the United States is born with Down syndrome, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Related posts

Dad Refuses to Give Up Newborn Son with Down Syndrome When His Wife Walks Out on Him

February 17, 2022

Long-Distance Couple with Down Syndrome Reunites at the Airport after Their Mothers' Plan

March 10, 2022

Mom Advised to Abort Her Babies 6 Times, Welcomes Healthy One-In-A-Million Identical Twins

February 11, 2022

Woman Spends All Her Savings to Become a Single Mom and Gives Birth to Baby with Down Syndrome

March 10, 2022

Selfless Waiter Shuts up Regular Visitor Insulting a Boy with Down Syndrome

March 06, 2022

Little Girl's Adorable Smile Turns Out to Be Sign of a Genetic Disorder

February 22, 2022

Dad Decided to Raise Son with Down Syndrome Alone after Mom Wanted to Give Him to Foster Care

February 06, 2022

Singing Homeless Man Picks up Girl with Down Syndrome, She Joins Him in a Cute Duet

February 01, 2022

Stranger Calls a Little Boy Ugly So Mom Puts Him in His Place by Sending Him a Letter

April 22, 2022

Single Gay Man Adopts Girl with Down Syndrome after She Was Rejected by 20 Families

January 30, 2022

Does Billie Eilish Have Tourette's Syndrome?

May 23, 2022

54-Year-Old Mom Gives Birth to Her Own Grandson 2 Years after Her Daughter Failed to Become a Mom

April 16, 2022

Prince Forced His Wife to Hide the Death of Their Only Son ⁠— The Tragedy Ruined Their Marriage

April 18, 2022

Сouple Live an Incredible Love Story for 26 Years despite Critics Resisting Their Marriage

March 23, 2022