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Caring for a Child with Cerebral Palsy

Caring for a child with cerebral palsy (CP) requires patience, understanding, and lots of effort. While there is no universal advice for caregivers and parents of children with CP, there are things you can do to become a more successful caregiver. 10 Tips for Caring for a Child with Cerebral Palsy These 10 tips for caring for…

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Caring for a Child with Cerebral Palsy

Caring for a Child with Down Syndrome

Caring for a child with Down syndrome isn’t easy. It requires patience, empathy, and so much more. Many parents and caregivers of children with the chromosomal condition are left wondering where do I start? From research to online support groups to self-care, there are lots of tips that can help make caring for a child with Down syndrome easier….

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Caring for a Child with Down Syndrome

Croup

If your child has been coughing lately, you may have concerns about the common cold. However, if that cough sounds worse by the day, it’s possible that the cause is croup. While it’s common for children to acquire croup, it’s essential to learn how to recognize symptoms to provide adequate treatment and avoid complications. What…

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Croup

Neonatal Jaundice: Symptoms, Treatment & More

What Is Neonatal Jaundice? The most common condition that requires medical attention and hospital readmissions in newborns is Neonatal jaundice – sometimes referred to as infant jaundice. It is the yellow discoloration of a newborn baby’s skin and eyes. Neonatal jaundice is a condition, especially in babies born before 38 weeks gestation. Physiologic And Non-Physiologic…

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Neonatal Jaundice

17 Travel Tips For Traveling With A Medically Fragile Child

As the parent of a medically fragile child, you know how many additional challenges there are just to maintain your child’s wellbeing. What may seem like a simple task to other parents can be daunting for you. This is especially true when it comes to traveling. At Sonas Home Health Care, we know traveling with…

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traveling with medically fragile child

What is a Medically Complex Child?

Parenting is hard. There is so much to worry about, then throw in a Complex Medical Condition. Whenever a parent receives a dire diagnosis for their child, their entire world comes crashing down. What does it all mean? How can you understand everything better? Is there anything you can do to improve your child’s condition?…

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What is a Medically Complex Child

How to Care for a Child With Epilepsy

At Sonas Home Health Care, we want to provide you with all the tools necessary to make the process of caring for a child with Epilepsy, easier for you. If you have a child with epilepsy, the information below will provide you with a synopsis of what the diagnosis means and what you can do…

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Caring for Children with Epilepsy

Birth Defects in Children: Causes, Types, Treatments & More

To help you navigate this difficult topic, we have created an overview of birth defects in children and provided answers to some of the most common questions. What Are Birth Defects? A birth defect is a condition that affects the structural changes present at birth that can affect almost any part or parts of the…

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Birth Defects in Children

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)

When it comes to pregnancy, there are things that are outside of the mother’s control, such as certain congenital conditions. However, there are instances when the mother’s choices during pregnancy have a direct, harmful effect on the child. This is the case with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. What is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome? Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)…

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Spina Bifida in Babies

Learning your child has a health issue is scary. It can be even more disturbing if you’re not familiar with the condition. However, learning as much as possible about your baby’s health is one way to feel some sense of control in the situation. Spina Bifida (SB) is a birth defect that occurs when the…

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Spina Bifida in Babies