November 5, 2017

“I didn’t know there was such a thing” is a sentence Jessica Spear hears often, when talking about strokes in unborn, newborn, and young children. However, the week surrounding birth is the most concentrated risk period for ischemic stroke in one's entire lifetime.

September 4, 2016

“Your baby had a stroke.”

Heather Roberts knows all too well what it is to hear these words – which will shock any parent who hears them, to the core.

This shock is for a multitude of reasons, including these two:

  1. Learning something is wrong with your child, and

  2. ...

August 19, 2016

#TBT That moment when a mother hears for the very first time that something is terribly wrong with her child. 

That moment when all of my fears turned into reality. When my sanity was no longer in question, but the well-being of my precious little boy, just 19 mo...

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