Saturday, July 23, 2016

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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  • Helping London landlords and disabled tenants with their accessible housing needs. Site includes property alerts for disabled tenants and...
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  • Support the campaign for accessible changing facilities away from home for adults and children that need lifting, making changes to disabled WCs...
  • Undertakes the sale and rental of evac evacuation and transit chairs to assist with safe evacuation from multi storey buildings for the disabled...
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Deaf Parenting UK

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.

Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood

An information resource 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.

Disabled Parents Network

A national organisation providing advice and support to disabled parents along with useful publications, a discussion forum and read the stories.

Family Planning Service

Providing sexual health and contraception advice with details of clinics throughout the UK.

Parenting In A Wheelchair

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.

Parents with Disabilities Online

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.

Pregnancy and Parenthood for People with Cerebral Palsy

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.

Pregnancy Calculator

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.

Spinal Cord Injury and Fertility

Explains the problems faced by spinal cord injured men in becoming a father and offers a range of solutions.

Support for Parents with Disabilities

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.

The Challenges of Disability and Pregnancy

An informative article from the Guardian news group highlighting the issues faced by people with disabilities during pregnancy.