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Tracey Johnston of Poole, Dorset, UK, talks about her experience of stroke and motherhood, and how she adjusted successfully to one-handed parenting.
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Ellen Bird, a mother with amyoplasia, a form of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC), from Staffordshire, UK, talks about her experience of pregnancy and early parenthood.
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Kate Hodson, from The Stroke Association, a charity supporting and providing a voice for stroke survivors and their families across the UK, reviews DPPI’s One-handed parenting: a practical guide for new parents. The guide is available from DPPI...
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Occupational therapists, Nelly Stanbury, of the Oxford Centre for Enablement, UK, and Sheeley Garrett, of the Community Neuro Rehabilitation Team, Hackney, London, UK, write about practical childcare ideas that may be useful for parents who use one h...
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DPPI Information Service has received a number of calls from parents and prospective parents, with back problems. This article describes some parents’ experiences and provides suggestions for dealing with basic parenting tasks.
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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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