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01 Jun 2015... In this short video, parents of children with cerebral palsy talk about spotting the early signs of cerebral palsy and getting a diagnosis. Also, child health specialists explain that cerebral palsy is a condition that affects the brain. They talk about the different types of cerebral palsy, how it affects children and some of its causes.
01 Jul 2017... Untreated hepatitis B may cause liver damage and/or liver cancer in up to 1 in 4 people. A free vaccination for hepatitis B is available. Ask your doctor about testing and treatment.
01 Dec 2016... The A2 poster explains your body is 70% water, dehydration reduces your attention and ability to concentrate by 13%. Drinking 6-8 glasses a day helps to keep you in top shape.
Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder affecting haemoglobin production.
01 Jun 2015... In this short video, parents of children with Down syndrome talk about getting the diagnosis during pregnancy. They say they talked with their families about how this child would fit into their lives, and about deciding to go on with the pregnancy. Also, child health specialists explain what Down syndrome is and how they test for it.
Around 1 in 20 people worldwide is thought to have inherited an altered globin gene which they could pass on to their children. If you are a carrier of an altered globin gene it is important that your partner has a blood test to determine his or her carrier status.
Haemoglobin E (HbE) is a common inherited condition caused by the production of an abnormal haemoglobin protein.
01 Jun 2015... In this short video, parents of children with cerebral palsy talk about what happens after your child is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. They describe why it's important to look after yourself, connect with other families and have a good support network. They also talk about different therapies. Health specialists say why early intervention is important, especially for helping children reach goals like feeding or dressing.
01 Jun 2015... In this short video, child disability experts talk about what to do if you're concerned about your child's development. Parents of children with disability talk about getting a diagnosis, following their instinct and getting second opinions. Parents also talk about how they felt when they heard their child's diagnosis of disability.
01 Jun 2015... In this short video, you can find out how to get information about child disability services and where to start. Child disability experts take you through funding options, how to find good service providers and different types of respite care. You'll also hear from other parents about their experiences of respite care and counselling.
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