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Hydrocephalus Treatment: ETV vs Shunt

If your child has been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, you may be feeling overwhelmed and out of sorts about how to proceed. What does the ailment mean? What can you expect from the condition? What are some of the signs and symptoms? What are the best forms of treatment? And, what are the main differences between…

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Hydrocephalus Treatment: ETV vs Shunt

Caring for a Child with Hydrocephalus

If your child has been diagnosed with a serious health condition, you understand the feeling of having your world turned upside down. You try to come to terms with this new reality, while at the same time trying to understand complex medical terms, and looking for ways to provide the best form of treatment. You…

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Caring for Child with Hydrocephalus

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Finding out your child has been diagnosed with a medical condition can feel overwhelming. As a parent or guardian, you want to do everything in your power to make sure your kids are healthy and happy. And now you have to learn new medical terms and figure out a course of action — how to…

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Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Preemie vs Micro-Preemie

Finding out you’re pregnant comes with many emotions. Whether it’s a surprise or planned, you soon become emotionally attached to the well-being of your baby. You plan on how to decorate their room, make a list of names, and imagine what life will be like once your little one arrives. But, what happens if your…

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Preemie vs Micro-Preemie

How to Help a Child During and After a Seizure

There are fewer things in life that are as heartbreaking as finding out your child has a medical condition. It can be equally disconcerting and frightening if they haven’t been diagnosed with anything, but they’ve recently had a seizure and you’re scrambling trying to find out what caused it. What, exactly, are seizures? Why do…

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How to Help a Child During and After a Seizure

Thalassemia: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

Hearing that your child has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition brings along many feelings — overwhelm, denial, anger, confusion. You may be wondering how to move forward. What’s the best form of treatment? Even if the ailment sounds somewhat familiar (such as is often the case with inherited disorders like thalassemia) you may…

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Thalassemia: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

Developmental Assessment

When it comes to taking care of your child, you want to make sure you do as much as possible — provide them with a good quality of life, safeguard their health, and show them a lot of love. And, while some things are popularly known as things you do as a regular part of…

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Developmental Assessment

When Should My Child Get a Flu Shot?

At some point or another, most people have had experience with the flu. The fever, body aches, congestion, and fatigue are miserable. You feel like you have no energy to get anything done, so in addition to feeling unwell, it’s extremely disruptive of your daily routine. Therefore, when it comes to the possibility of it…

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When Should My Child Get a Flu Shot

A House Full of Love

Jamie Dwyer has been a healthcare professional for more than a decade — with six of those years working as a nurse. After spending 14 years assisting adults with special needs at a group home in New York, she joined the Sonas family. And, for the past two years, she has been a home caregiver for…

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A House Full of Love