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Is Cerebral Palsy Incurable?0
Is Cerebral Palsy Incurable?
Published: February 16, 2017 | 8 minute read

Ivan says “Anything you can’t do is really only something you can’t do yet” Ivan was born after an induced labor, in which forceps were used to speed his delivery. His umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck. He was jaundiced, and doctors found cephalohematomas on both sides of his head. At first, Ivan seemed to be fine, and he was sent home. He was a very quiet baby – he almost never cried and spent most of the day sleeping.

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Developmental Delay: Victoria and Mother Write Their Own Success Story0
Developmental Delay: Victoria and Mother Write Their Own Success Story
Published: January 18, 2017 | 6 minute read

Victoria with her mother, father, and baby brother. A Label of Developmental Delay Harms More Than Helps! Mother experienced a challenging pregnancy with early hemorrhaging, followed by numerous ultrasounds performed monthly. The air quality of their home in Mexico City was poor and parents worried about the ill effect on the baby. When it is was learned that the baby had the umbilical cord around her neck, a Caesarean delivery was scheduled.

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Genetic Abnormality: It is not a Life Sentence0
Genetic Abnormality: It is not a Life Sentence
Published: December 14, 2016 | 4 minute read

Reader’s Digest feature Alex, a “Brain Injured Kid”, and how he proved the “experts”; were wrong Photograph by Noah Farris He was one of only 100 “brain injured kids” diagnosed with Kleefstra Syndrome. When Alex was born, he was hypotonic and weak. Parents and doctors noticed he had abnormal facial features. The baby did not respond to people as much as other babies did. He was weak and did not smile.

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Birth Trauma: The Astonishing Story of Pierre Updated – 11/30/20160
Birth Trauma: The Astonishing Story of Pierre Updated – 11/30/2016
Published: December 1, 2016 | 6 minute read

Learning Disabilities Can Be Overcome More than a year ago we reported on the wonderful story of Pierre. We recently had an update from his family. His extraordinary story just keeps getting better. One of our mothers in South Africa wrote to us about her son—a young man whom we never met but whose life was greatly influenced by The Institutes. At birth the umbilical cord was wrapped around Pierre’s neck and he was almost delivered by caesarean section.

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Premature Babies: Are They Destined To Have Problems or Can We Make a Difference with Stimulation and Opportunity?0
Premature Babies: Are They Destined To Have Problems or Can We Make a Difference with Stimulation and Opportunity?
Published: November 10, 2016 | 12 minute read

Learning Problems With Premature Babies One father writes about the challenges that he and his wife faced when their son was born 14 weeks before his due date. Many additional steps have to be taken when a child is born premature so as to stimulate the child and help them overcome learning problems. About 18 weeks ago our world, as we knew it, got turned upside down. Our second son, Koa, was born at 26 weeks gestation, weighing 1030 grams.

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