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A Miracle Recovery With a Purpose

While this photo was taken during COVID-19, safety guidelines were followed in adherence to CDC guidelines. On July 20, 2000, Kimberlee Brinson was driving, with her 10-month-old baby, C.B., safely secured in his car seat. However, they were involved in a catastrophic accident that caused C.B.’s brain to twist on the brain stem — leaving…

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a miracle recovery with a purpose

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

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

7 Fun Activities for the Visually Impaired

If you’re taking care of a visually impaired loved one, you may be wondering about the types of activities you can do. You want to ensure you choose something that’s enjoyable and that doesn’t place focus on the fact that your loved one has little to no vision. Fortunately, there are plenty of activities that…

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Fun Activities for the Visually Impaired

Pediatric Tonsillitis

If your child has been complaining lately about discomfort in their mouth — or being fussier than usual — you may be concerned about its root cause. In fact, anything that causes them to experience pain can become a cause for alarm when it becomes consistent, and you can’t figure out what it is. Such…

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Pediatric Tonsillitis

Can G-Tubes Be Removed?

Gastronomy tubes (also known as g-tubes) are necessary for both adult and pediatric patients who can’t consume nutrients or hydration on their own due to a health condition. The families of such patients deal with the emotional load that comes with becoming acquainted with new medical terms, getting ready for the g-tube procedure on their loved…

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Can G-Tubes Be Removed?

Limited Mobility Exercises for Children

If your child’s health or life circumstances prevent them from having full mobility, you may be wondering how to encourage as active a lifestyle as possible. After all, regular exercise promotes good cardiovascular health as well as allows children to interact with peers as they play or do other fun activities. But is it really…

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5 Limited Mobility Exercises for Children

Ear Infections in Children

Having kids comes with certain joys — such as when they say their first words, take their first steps, or do something that absolutely melts your heart. But it also comes with a lot of responsibilities and sleepless nights — especially if your child is suffering from an ear infection. Why, exactly, do they happen?…

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Ear Infections in Children

Tracheostomy Removal

Finding out that your child needs a tracheostomy comes along with many worries — what can you expect during surgery, how do you change the ties, clean it, and learn about feeding methods? But, as time goes along, it starts to become second nature. You’ve learned how to do it all with the utmost care, and your…

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Tracheostomy Removal

Is a Career in Home Health Care Right for You?

There are many things to consider when it comes to choosing a career. While it’s common to just pick something by default, true fulfillment comes from opting for a path that gives you a sense of purpose. Getting out of bed every day to make a positive impact in people’s lives is present in most…

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7 Signs a Career in Home Health Care is Right for You