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Anyone have a child with a form of dwarfism?

I asked this question a long time ago. I have 4 boys and my youngest has a form of dwarfism called Achondroplasia. I was just wondering if any other Little People moms have join cafe mom since the first time I asked the question. This is my son David, he's 5 years old.

 
how_reb

Asked by how_reb at 3:31 PM on Jan. 22, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Not here, but he's a little stud! He actually looks a LOT like a kid here in town - do people with the same forms tend to have similarities to their looks? I know this kid (well, he's a teenager now) is a dwarf, he says it flat-out, but I've never asked what kind. Sorry if it's a stupid question, I've never known anyone else even related to someone with any form of dwarfism.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:49 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • I don't have a child with dwarfism but I just wanted to say your son is really cute!!!
    mygirlpaige

    Answer by mygirlpaige at 3:56 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • happyAwww! What a sweetie. love the faux hawk! Nope,sorry,I don't. Just wanted to tell you how cute he is

    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 4:06 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • Thanks!
    how_reb

    Comment by how_reb (original poster) at 4:50 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • I love the hair. BTW he is really cute. Nope, no dwarfism here either.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 5:24 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • no..but he is a cute kid.. where r u from?
    kathynej7142007

    Answer by kathynej7142007 at 5:37 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • Ohio
    how_reb

    Comment by how_reb (original poster) at 6:25 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • not here either but man is he a cute little guy!!! I did work in a preschool program andwe had a little one with another kind of dwarfism although I cant remember what kind but at 4 she was delayed intalking ( I think she only really started talking t 3 ) and was a late walker but she was the spuinikiest kid I know! Your son looks like he has a little spunk in him as well!!!!
    rebeccadac

    Answer by rebeccadac at 6:35 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • Ha Ha....spunk is a very mild term for him! What he lacks in height he more than makes up for in attitude and personality!

    how_reb

    Comment by how_reb (original poster) at 6:37 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • My daughter has acondroplasia, too
    laindiamaria007

    Answer by laindiamaria007 at 2:32 AM on Jan. 23, 2011

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