Having Children With A Man With A Hereditary Illness

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Gettyimages.com/Shot of a tired young woman sitting on the floor leaning against her bed feeling sick or hungover

You fear they’d struggle to be independent

My friend has seen how hard it is for her partner to be too far from his family. They live up the street from her in-laws, in fact. He needs all the support he can get when his symptoms flare up. And, my friend understands that if she had a child with the condition, caring for him would be a life-long task, too.

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