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Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)

Parenting Your Child with CAH

What are some parenting tips for caring for my child with CAH?

What is it like to raise a child with CAH?
A child with CAH can live a healthy, normal life. Treatment will help your child's health to be normal, even though there is no cure. Your child can experience all of the things other children his or her age are doing. It is important that parents and other caregivers be aware of your child’s health condition. With the help of these different adults, your child can lead a normal life and participate in activities just like all their peers.

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Written and compiled by Kyla Boyse, RN and Talyah Sands.  Reviewed by David E. Sandberg, Ph.D.

May 2011

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