Beyond Achondroplasia

Growing together with Clara

October 10, 2014
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Prevention of intracranial hematomas

A child with achondroplasia has, among other body characteristics, a large and heavy head and disproportional short extremities (arms and legs), increasing the difficulty to control gait. For that, the probability of hitting the head harder while walking, playing or just … Continue reading

October 21, 2013
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Best view possible

Finally, now we can see Clara using an in-sight mirror, when we travel by car. Her car seat is placed in a rear facing position, so one thing missing was observing her. She travels in a safer position, but I … Continue reading

July 21, 2013
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Water fun: pool time!

What a great day! Clara, even with otitis, which continues to drain secretion in both ears and Afonso having chickenpox (varicella – a HHV3, Human Herpes Virus 3), both had fun. After putting on both a high protection mineral cream SPF 50 … Continue reading

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