7 celebrity moms who have children with Down syndrome

Ksenia Novikova
Jun 04, 2018
09:10 A.M.

These 7 celebrity mothers love to share their children with Down syndrome on social media.


They have many followers, and by posting their children's videos and images, it sends a powerful note to the world that it's also beautiful to have a child with Down syndrome, as reported by The Mighty.

Here are a few celebrity mothers who share the beauty of Down syndrome with the world:

1. Maria Doyle Kennedy

The Irish actress, who is best known for shows such as The Tudors, has an adult son with Down syndrome named Daniel


Daniel is one of the stars of the short film she directed titled A Different Kind of Day.

2. Julie Newmar

Julie shot to fame as Cat Woman during the 60s TV show Batman. Her only son, John, has Down syndrome


In an interview with Closer Weekly, she said: “He’s the cause of the great expansion of my outlook on life. 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 once wrote a song called Light, which was dedicated to their daughter, Lucette, who has Down syndrome.


4. Joey Feek

Joey passed away in 2016 due to cancer. The country singer and her husband Rory Feek shared a daughter named Indiana, who has Down syndrome.


5. Amanda Booth

Amanda has a son, Micah, with Down syndrome. The model is a strong advocate for people with this type of condition.


6. Caterina Scorsone

Caterina's daughter, Paloma, has Down syndrome. The actress frequently shares photos of her little girl on her personal Instagram account.


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

7. Sally Phillips

Actress Sally has a son, Ollie, who has Down syndrome. In 2016, she made a documentary titled A World Without Down Syndrome?

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

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