My Son’s Klinefelter Story

English translation from Spanish I wanted to have an amniocentesis. Although you do it by detecting early any anomaly detectable by this method, you never expect that there will be. In fact, I was also frozen when the gynecologist phoned me to give me the results. I also got caught working, so after the call, …

Mexican Mother’s 47 XXY Story

English translation from Spanish. On June 30, 2008, they called us on the phone to tell us that they already had the results of the amniocentesis. We started to suspect that something was wrong when the nurse who called the one we knew told us that the gynecologist wanted to talk to us personally. For …

Spanish Mother’s 47 XXY Story

English translation from Spanish. It has been many years since I wrote this message in a forum about Klinefelter Syndrome and many of you will see yourself reflected in my words: “I’m 37 years old and I’m pregnant with twins.” Last week I had the amniocentesis test, and we discovered that of the two babies …

Testosterone Replacement therapy, livingwithxxy, xxy, Klinefelter syndrome

Testosterone Replacement Therapy

In January of 2018 I was invited to speak in front of the FDA in Washington D.C about Testosterone Replacement Therapy. This was regarding two pharmaceutical companies who are still trying to get a pill form of Testosterone passed.  I find that this can be a benefit towards people born with Klinefelter syndrome that use …

47 XXY syndrome

47 XXY Syndrome Awareness

To my surprise, I found out I was pregnant at 45. My husband & I already had 3 children. At the time my youngest was our 13-year-old son who does not have 47 XXY syndrome.  Because of my age, I had to have an amniocentesis. I was elated when the results came back Down Syndrome …

Mom holding 47xxy mosaic baby diagnosed by OBGYN

OBGYN Diagnosed Mosaic 47 xxy

Another wonderful story here.  May 8th, 2017 is a day I will never forget. It was the due date of a baby we never got to meet, and the same day I found out I was pregnant with my son. I was excited to tell my husband he was going to be a dad, as …

A human-friendly logo for a Project on Klinefelter Syndrome Awareness

Created By EMILIA LOUISA PUCCI UX, INTERACTION & WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY DESIGN Original Content Creator LIVING WITH XXY A human-friendly logo for a Project on Klinefelter Syndrome Awareness   GOAL For this project, I had to create a logo for Living with XXY, the life project of a dear friend, Ryan Bregante. His mission is to …

Husband with Klinefelter syndrome has Kids

Hope of fathering children snatched away at 20.

Original Article by Bourn Hall Fertility Clinic When Fraser was diagnosed with Klinefelter Syndrome, it was possible he would never become a dad. Thanks to sperm donation, he is now a father to three boys. At 20 Fraser felt he and his partner Nina were still too young to consider starting a family, but then …

47 XXY Life WORTH Living

47 XXY  Positivity Jack’s Story Our son, Jack Ryan, was born in June 2018—weighing in at 9 lbs, 2 ounces with a full head of luscious hair, piercing blue eyes, and the most lovable lips. Immediately, he exhibited the sweetest demeanor. We were looking at perfection. Anyone who laid eyes on him couldn’t agree more. …

Klinefelter syndrome genotype

Another amazing story about a baby with Klinefelter syndrome here This is my 6-week-old son. He is a very happy and healthy baby that breastfeeds well, has great muscle tone and is extremely alert and interactive. He is just like any other 6-week-old and he has Klinefelter syndrome genotype. We first became aware of the …

The Havoc of an Undetected Extra Chromosome

By JANE E. BRODY AUG. 31, 2004  The New York Times 2004 Sam’s parents began to suspect something was not quite right when at age 2, their son still was not walking and he said nothing that made any sense. Laboratory and neurological tests showed no abnormalities. But a genetic test revealed that Sam’s cells contained an …

XXY males, Klinefelter

XXY Males – Klinefelter Syndrome

XXY Males – Klinefelter syndrome   HEALTH TOPIC BY GLENDA FAUNTLEROY DEC 2012 Although considered the most common chromosomal disorder in humans, the subtle symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome can result in a man living with the condition his entire life without ever being diagnosed. Klinefelter affects only males. Instead of having the usual XY chromosome …

XXY Adult Matthew

XXY Adult Mathew My son Matthew is 26 years old and was diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome when he was 14 years old.  I credit his pediatrician who thought that his enlarged breast tissue was something more than just puberty.  He sent us off to CHOP (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia) where we received his diagnosis.  At …