Mirror: Mum of identical Down’s syndrome twins says new NHS test is ‘genetic cleansing’

Jan 27, 2016 | Media

Emma Lowe, from Preston, was told it was a one in a million chance that her twins would have Down’s syndrome.

As the NHS offers a new Down’s syndrome blood test, mum of ‘one in a million’ Down’s twins, Emma Lowe, 36, of Preston, Lancashire says it will encourage more terminations

“I’m sure every parent thinks their kids are one in a million, but my twin boys really are.

When I found out I was ­pregnant with identical twins, the doctors told me the chances of them having Down’s syndrome were one in a million.

So you can imagine my shock when they were born and I found out they in fact did have Down’s.

My beautiful twins, Arthur and Alfie, are three now and everyone who meets them says how happy and mischievous they are.

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