Parenting

This category focuses on articles written by parents with warriors, or warriors with children. You can have a happy, healthy family with sickle cell disease. Have our warrior moms show you how.

Keeping my job when Caring for my Child with Sickle Cell

Most working parents, especially single moms, have to worry about your job even while your child is sick. Here are a few tips to help keep your job while you are still there to care for your child.

Seven Months

While she was 7 months pregnant, ElleJ got the call that irrevocably changed her life forever. Read her experience below.

Sickle Cell and Getting Prescriptions Filled

Have you ever had a doctor refuse to write you a script or a pharmacist refuse your prescription? James gives some tips on how to get your prescriptions ordered and filled, no matter what state you live in.

For Parents: Overcoming the Fear of Sickle Cell

Don’t give in to fear, fight every battle as if your warrior’s life depends on it!

Tell Your Son!

Its important to educate our sons on trait awareness, and not just our daughters.

Organization in the Spotlight: Baton Rouge Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation

Learn more about the Baton Rouge Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation, and reach out to them or the sickle cell organization in your neighborhood to see how you can help!

Stay Positive SCW Parents!

As parents, changing how you think from negative to positive can keep your Sickle Cell Warrior emotionally strong. Here are a few tips to get you started, from one warrior mom to another.

How to Help those Affected by Sickle Cell Disease

Friends, partners, and family with a sickle cell warrior often wonder, what can they do to help? Here are a few tips to set you on the right path.

Fighting For Your Rights in the Hospital

SCW expounds on what to do when you have been treated badly by a nurse or doctor in the hospital. Know your rights and take control of the situation!

Sickle Cell Scholarships

Wondering about scholarships for sickle cell patients? SC Mom Kristina did the research for you. Click here for a list of active scholarships for sickle cell students.
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