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Your Child’s Apgar Score

An Apgar score is something most everyone has heard of, but may never fully understand its relevance or value. Used to describe your child’s condition upon delivery, an Apgar score is the first true assessment of a child’s health. Because it has universal components to it aimed at allowing all…

Looking Back Before Looking Forward to the Future in 2016

Cerebral Palsy is a complicated condition that impacts children in a wide variety of ways. Treating the wide variety of symptoms that trace back to your child’s CP is at times both complicated and frustrating. However, through documenting this process, you can regain control by (hopefully) developing a map that…

Facts Matter When it Comes to Cerebral Palsy

If your child has been diagnosed with CP, you already know that there is a lot of information involved. A Cerebral Palsy diagnosis itself is inherently complicated due to the brain injury that took place. When taking into account the importance of finding out the cause of your child cerebral…

What is Shoulder Dystocia?

If you have a child with special needs, you have likely been inundated with medical terminology that can be nearly impossible to understand. While conditions like Cerebral Palsy can have a wide assortment of related symptoms and diagnoses, there are also additional terms that can tell a very important story…

How A Half Hour Could Change Your Child’s Life

Cerebral Palsy is a lifelong journey for those who suffer this brain injury. For parents, every day after a child’s diagnosis is spent finding new and better ways to help limit the impact of the condition. As such, life becomes a constant time struggle while also paired with complexities like…

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) and Cerebral Palsy

Medical diagnoses can be packed full of complicated terms that simultaneously confuse and scare parents. When a birth injury takes place, a parent’s mind is swimming with information and questions, oftentimes with very few answers. Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) is an extremely complicated diagnosis with a confusing name and an…

Cerebral Palsy Myths: Breaking Down Misconceptions

It goes without saying that Cerebral Palsy is a complicated condition that, in turn, is not widely understood by the general public. Birth injury myths are a very real thing; not everyone understands Cerebral Palsy, let alone how it can be caused and what a medical professional’s role may have…

Second Opinions Matter for Cerebral Palsy

The moment a child is diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy is undoubtedly troubling for any parent. Given the fact a variety of CP instances involve a difficult birth, this may be one of a series of traumatic, at minimum difficult, events that parents face. However, these circumstances should not preclude you…