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Signs of Sickle Cell Pain in Babies

How can you tell if your baby is having sickle cell pain or a crisis? SCW breaks down the 13 signs...

I Am the Incredible Hulk!

With Sickle Cell, sometimes you can easily get discouraged. Tamera expounds on her Warrior journey from weakness to strength

Meet Tarsha: Mom, Wife, Warrior

Tarsha is a lovely mother, with a strong faith, determination, and indomitable spirit. Read her story here.

Meet Brandin: Behavior Specialist, Father, Mentor, Warrior

Brandin is an amazing, dedicated, and focused young man who has managed to zero in on his purpose in life.

The Pros and Cons of a Port-a-Cath

After 5,489 needlesticks and IV starts, you have finally made a decision to get a Port-a-Cath. Here's the 4-1-1 from other warriors like you.

Making the Team

Tamara details the importance of screening all members of your healthcare team--- especially your doctors. Tryouts and Probation is mandatory, not optional.

Coping Strategy: Writing

Tamara gives us the best coping strategy for a Warrior, parent, or caregiver dealing with a chronic medical condition. Write it down!!

From the Heart of a Warriors’ Caregiver

Tamara is an independent, strong, beautiful woman who is head over heels and happily married to her own true Sickle cell warrior. Read about her journey from a wide-eyed novice to his staunchest advocate and expert at the bedside.

Water of Life

Water is one of the cornerstones of a healthy sickle cell patient. There is no substitute to water.

Direct Admit: An Alternative to the Emergency Room

Why not just skip the rigors of the emergency room altogether? Try the direct admit system. It's like concierge medical care.
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