Special Care Moms

One might expect mothers caring for children with chronic health conditions to report negative effects on their home life. The opposite is true, however. A new study shows that caring for children with illnesses like sickle cell disease, cystic fibrosis, diabetes mellitus and moderate to severe asthma can be a positive experience.

Makes me a better mother 88%

Benefits my family 80%

Makes my family stronger 70%

Source: Johns Hopkins study reported in Ambulatory Pediatrics, March 2001