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Friday, September 19, 2014

Disabled Pregnancy and Parenting Resources:

The issues of pregnancy, childbirth and parenting for people with disabilities is not very well covered on the Internet so Ableize has gathered as much information as possible and listed all of those resources in this section that cover issues such as giving birth with a disability, pregnancy and conceiving along with details of parenting and being a parent with a disability including wheelchair users, deaf, blind and a range of other disabilities. Find information, advice and resources listed in this section connected to being a disabled parent along with practical help and tips for pregnant would be mothers that just happen to be disabled. Browse the sites and services below to find details of disability and pregnancy.
 

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A free to use, quick and easy online tool that enables you to work out your pregnancy due date by entering your last menstrual period.
Providing information and support for deaf parents to be along with information about concerns during pregnancy, giving birth and a range of resources for deaf parents. Includes news, related links of interest and contacts.
An information charity on disability and parenthood offering information and advice for disabled parents as well as professionals. Provides articles, message board and help sections including how to get access to the right support, available resources and a number of useful publications. Also provides a free phone helpline. London based.
A national organisation providing advice and support to disabled parents along with useful publications, a discussion forum and read the stories.
Providing sexual health and contraception advice with details of clinics throughout the UK.
The personal site of a spinal cord injured wheelchair user telling the story of how she copes being a mum spinal injury along with details of the pregnancy and birth and a range of practical issues relating to parenthood disability.
An informative US blog providing information and support for parents with a disability or disabled people planning to become a parent as well as assistance for a non-disabled partner of disabled parent.
Printable PDF provided by Capability Scotland for people with cerebral palsy in the areas of pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood and practical information about planning a pregnancy, fertility and the emotional changes involved.
Explains the problems faced by spinal cord injured men in becoming a father and offers a range of solutions.
An informative UK government site providing details of support for disabled parents, their rights and current legislation along with health issues during pregnancy and where to get help.
An informative article from the Guardian news group highlighting the issues faced by people with disabilities during pregnancy.