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Katina Wright, a mother with multiple sclerosis from Cornwall, UK, discusses her experience of parental guilt and the importance of celebrating and utilising the ‘can dos’.
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Tanni Grey Thompson, Britain’s best-known and most successful Paralympic athlete, reflects on life as a disabled parent, and challenges society's attitudes to disability and parenthood.
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Yvonne Cobb, from Gloucestershire, UK, talks about her experiences as a deaf mother of hearing children, discussing how they inspired her to set up her own business teaching baby sign language. Website: www.signbond.co.uk.
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Karen Whitehead is an Information Officer for the DPPi Information Service, based at the National Centre for Disabled Parents in London. She talks about the challenges of parenting, living and working with osteoporosis and her new role at DPPI.
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Clover Szewczuk, who has Friedreich's Ataxia, from Hove, UK, discusses her experience of becoming a mother and overcoming her fears of not bonding with her baby.
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Della Sharpe of Swindon, Wiltshire, UK, describes how she developed her own ways of adapting to motherhood.
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Contains information on various aspects of baby care for one-handed parents, including lifting and carrying, nappy changing, feeding, going out and about, bathing and bedtime. For each task area, the guide suggests things to consider and also offers...
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Lisa Goldstein has a digital hearing aid, a cochlear implant, and plenty of deaf-friendly communication equipment. She spends her days juggling life as a freelance journalist, wife, and mother of two in Pittsburgh, USA.
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Paul Martin, a father of two from Bedford, UK, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease when his first child, Lucas Max, was 18 months old. Paul describes his emotional journey facing the diagnosis as a father and shares a poem that he wrote after...
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Hi there, I have fibromyalgia and have recently gone into a flare up since a period of illness. I am looking for some equipment that would help me with looking after my daughter. As she gets bigger I am struggling to lift her and carry her. I use a p...
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