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.
When you’re the primary caregiver for someone with a bleeding disorder, sometimes it seems like just one more thing will make you snap.
Starting a home-care regimen for hemophilia and other bleeding disorders can be a life-changing experience for families. Here’s what you need to know about storing factor products properly.
A tangled web of emotions weaves its way through sibling relationships when one child has a chronic health condition and the other does not.
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.
A child’s fear of and protest against the infusion process often create a stressful situation for himself and his parents, who can feel powerless.
Getting sick is a natural part of childhood, but when a child with hemophilia catches a nasty bug, parents need to take special precautions.
Many parents of children with hemophilia have overcome hurdles to forge happy, healthy relationships.
Growing kids. Aging parents. Adult children in the middle.
Although she phased out such dramatic physical precautions as her son grew and his condition was better controlled, suppressing her protective impulses proved challenging for Eileen.
Adoption experiences in the bleeding disorders community are as rich and varied as the families themselves.
Among the more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States, there is a good fit for almost any student with a bleeding disorder.