A series of thirteen video clips, relevant to health professionals, featuring Melanie Mora and her family. Mel is mother to three boys – Jamie, Ryan and Ethan. Her middle son Ryan was diagnosed post-birth with Down syndrome.

The first nine video clips feature Mel in an interview, introducing her family and talking about her experience of receiving an unexpected post-birth diagnosis of Down syndrome for her second son Ryan.

The last three video clips feature an edited version of Mel’s Paediatric Update presentation,13 April 2011. All headings link to the associated clip on YouTube. View the videos now»


Video links included with the permission of Kidshealth. Kidshealth is a joint Paediatric Society of New Zealand and Starship Foundation website, providing accurate and reliable information about children’s health for New Zealand parents and caregivers.