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The best person to answer a question about Down syndrome is a person with Down syndrome. Krystal answers this one.


Women with Down syndrome are able to have children, but many men with the condition unfortunately are not able to, however it is possible.

Women who have Down syndrome are able to have children; they have a 35-50% chance that their baby will have Down syndrome. Some males with Down syndrome are unable to, but should contact their doctor to find out. Read Swimmers in the Family Stories section to read about one family’s experience. There have not been many studies regarding males with Down syndrome and sexuality.

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