Patient Comments: Cerebral Palsy - Share Your Experience

Do you, a relative, or friend have cerebral palsy? Please describe your experience.

Comment from: alisha, 3-6 Female (Caregiver) Published: March 11

My baby had birth asphyxia. She is on nasogastric tube feeds since birth. She has spastic cerebral palsy, and she is on 5 drugs for seizure. She also had craniosynostosis; (ventriculoperitoneal) VP shunt was put for mild hydrocephalus at 6 months.

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Comment from: bluestardad, 0-2 Female (Caregiver) Published: May 21

Our granddaughter just turned 2. She was a prematurely born twin (3 months early). Her sister passed due to recurring infections and survived 8 months. The surviving twin was diagnosed with cerebral palsy shortly after reaching 6 months of age.

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Comment from: Lucille, 3-6 Male (Caregiver) Published: November 04

My son has mild spastic Cerebral palsy and other disabilities as well. He has been diagnosed with Autism and epilepsy.

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Comment from: Ceema, 0-2 Male (Caregiver) Published: September 25

My son is 15 months old. Our pediatrician referred him to a neurologist. He showed delayed neck holding, rolling and sitting, but still no crawling.

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