Had to reblog this beautiful post by one of my best friends, Steph. Follow her and read about her family’s amazing journey with Lissencephaly.
Three months after getting genetics blood work taken, we finally got the call with the results! Last Wednesday, I was putting away groceries when I saw that I had a missed call and voicemail from a number I didn’t know. Whenever I see the particular area code that popped up I always assume it’s a doctor or a therapist so I listened to the recording right away. The genetics counselor said she had Paige’s results in front of her and was ready to go over them but, since it was the afternoon, she would call the other contact number (Andrew) before trying to call me back. All the while, Andrew was on the phone with her and I was waiting not-so-patiently until he texted me,
“the news is good..”
Paige’s Lissencephaly is due to a mutation on Chromosome 17. This type of mutation is something that happens for the very first time…
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