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Prosthetics, Planning, and Parenthood | Sunshine Dad
Having a baby poses challenges for all new parents, but those with disabilities are often at a disadvantage on many levels. Physical impairments can make it difficult to prepare for parenthood. But it isn't impossible. Here, we'll share a few resources to help you prepare for your bundle of joy, no matter how many arms you may have to hold him. Getting pregnant While missing a limb (or other physical disability) isn't a barrier to conception, many conditions that co-occur with congenital limb reduction can make it harder to become pregnant. When nature doesn't take its course, infertility treatments are a viable option. In vitro fertilization is responsible for 99% of assisted conceptions across the globe. The success and availability of in vitro fertilization have given hope to many infertile couples who have not been able to conceive. According to Qunomedical, since 1978, 5.4 million babies have been born worldwide with the help of IVF. You can read more on assistive reproductive