The story of Alessia

Alessia is 9 months old and wan born in Canada she was diagnosed at one month old with cri du chat syndrome, which is a deletion in the 5th chromosome. babies often have a high-pitched cry that sounds like that of a cat. The disorder is characterized by intellectual disability, delayed development and hypotonia. This syndrome can happen randomly and it affects is 1 in 50,0000 people. It is a very rare syndrome and we often find ourselves alone in this journey but know that alessia will thrive with our love and support. Alessia is a very happy baby who is so loved by her entire family.