Category: Health & Wellbeing

Georgie’s Autism Diagnosis Journey: Update #3

Since the last update, although there has been no further Paediatrician appointment, Georgie’s diagnosis journey has continued to progress. Update #3 is coming now following more appointments, assessments and referrals. It’s been a busy couple of months for us here. We have not stopped pushing to get Georgie the help which he needs. We are finding that it involves so many highs and lows. But the journey which this is taking us on as a family is incredible.

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The Reality of Being a Frontline Worker During Covid-19

The reality of being a frontline worker during Covid-19 is something which has been talked about lots from the perspective of NHS workers. But it’s not something which I have seen being talked about from the perspective of parents. It’s a scary thing. Stepping into an unknown world, putting yourself in the face of the virus with a million questions running through your head.

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Georgie’s Autism Diagnosis Journey | A Life Update

So today I want to share with you a bit about Georgie’s Autism diagnosis journey. This all started back in September 2019, when we had Georgie’s two year review with a health visitor and a community nurse. It was during this review that they picked up on some warning signs which caused them concern, in relation to Georgie’s development and progress, and decided to make a referral to our community paediatrician.

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5 Tips for Getting Through a Hospital Stay With Your Toddler

Over the past month, I have spent more time in hospital with our toddler than I care to think about. It’s been a long journey, with countless sleepless night in a hopsital bed. Trying to work out what is going on for our son. Well, 4 weeks after he first became ill we finally have the answer! But it’s taken many tests, doctors and a couple of hospital stays to figure it out.

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