If you desperately wanted a child and you were in a relationship, but you knew your child had a very high possibility of a congenital disease, would you still go ahead bearing in mind, that its going to make your job as a parent 10x harder and also the quality of life for the child? I just ask this because I am in doubt as to whether I should ever have children, as my dad has autism, my mums side there is autism, and I believe I also have it. From growing up my mum went into a deep depression because she could not cope which affected her other children- I am also prone to depression, and to see my brother grow up was hard because people just didn't understand him and thought he was naughty and a horrible child. When I grew up I was very quiet and still have no skills to make friends. But, I have seen what medication can do and how my brother has progressed and I am so proud of him, because I see the gigantic change in him, and how he is now an amazing person, caring, gentle and knows what he wants to do with his life, from violent, sad and bullied young boy. (He regularly used to hit us, and being a 6ft5 since he was about 13, he was pretty strong!) All in all, I see that being a parent to a child with difficulties is hard, but when you see an improvement its wonderful for everyone around them, and also they do things you didn't expect they would ever do. So what would you do? If knowing that life was going to be extremely hard all round, but you knew at the end of it you would see an amazing difference and your child could live a nearly normal life?