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Infants & Children

By Shellie Terry Benson | 02.28.2012

These books shed new light on bleeding disorders.

By Heather Boerner | 02.09.2012

Learn how to protect your joints

By Melanie Padgett Powers | 02.09.2012

Don't let your child fall behind in school

By Sarah Aldridge | 02.07.2012

If you didn’t get a flu shot last fall, it’s not too late.

By Sarah Aldridge | 01.11.2012

When surgery to remove tonsils and/or adenoids disorder is recommended for children with a bleeding disorders, parents might not know what to expect. Learn from medical experts and parents who have been there.

Liquid medicine in measuring spoon
By Sarah Aldridge | 10.24.2011

New recommendations announced for dosage devices for liquid medicine; infant acetaminophen restricted to one strength.

By Melanie Padgett Powers | 09.15.2011

Children and adults with bleeding disorders can and should receive the recommended immunizations for their age group.

Home Sweet Dental Home sign
By Elizabeth Thompson Beckley and Melanie Padgett Powers | 09.06.2011

What you need to know about preventive dental care and treatment for people with bleeding disorders.

Boy grinning with missing tooth
By Elizabeth Thompson Beckley and Melanie Padgett Powers | 09.06.2011

Trouble finding a dentist? Here are some ways to find the right dental home.

Backpacks in school lockers
By Phyllis McIntosh | 08.21.2011

As a new school year begins, make sure school personnel know how to address the needs of your child’s bleeding disorder.

By Laura Putre | 07.25.2011

Learn how you can prepare your children to manage their bleeding disorder, beginning even when they're a toddler.


A HemAware letter to the editor points out the near-impossibility of two brothers with hemophilia having different severity levels.

Medical ID for hemophilia
By Kadesha Thomas | 05.23.2011

NHF encourages everyone who has a bleeding disorder to wear some form of medical ID. Some consumers are demanding more flair than the plain metal bracelet.

Toddler with a joint bleed
By Laura Putre | 04.25.2011

Many families today benefit so much from hemophilia prophylaxis that joint bleeds may be infrequent. Will you know how to recognize and treat a joint bleed when it happens in your child?

Family with boy with hemophilia
By Melanie D.G. Kaplan | 04.23.2011

Learn how to handle your baby’s bleeding disorder.

Toddler with hemophilia learns to walk
By Gina Shaw | 02.07.2011

NovoSeven has been demonstrated safe and effective when treating cranial hemorrhages in patients with inhibitors.

Teenage boy with hemophilia and depression
By Eric Metcalf | 02.07.2011

About 2 million kids and teenagers in the US who are 12 to 17 years old had at least one major depressive episode in the previous year.

Young boy thinking
By Rebecca A. Clay | 12.29.2010

The Hemolog iPhone app is now available to log your factor infusions. Logs and phone apps can help with adherence.

Boy screaming
By Heather Boerner | 07.14.2010

Shai had been anxious about needles before. But as his parents prepared to transition him away from his port, he began to hide his arms at infusion time.

Boy with hemophilia and an inhibitor

Fewer than 1,000 of the people with hemophilia have an inhibitor—The Inhibitor Patient Education Summits can provide answers to these families.