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My Life Living with Clubfoot by Kayla Hammond

If you asked me to write my story 10 years ago it would have been so different …  What is clubfoot? Clubfoot is a birth defect, the foot points down and inwards, and the soles of the feet face each other in 50% of cases both feet are affected in my case well both was effected. Clubfoot can be mild or severe. If your child has clubfoot, it will make it harder to walk normally, so doctors generally recommend treating it soon after birth.   My mom and dad had no idea that I was going to be born with clubfoot. 25 years ago we didn’t have all the fancy scans we have today. As a mother I can’t imagine...

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Our Story by Melissa Schramm

            I found out I was pregnant with Payton at the beginning of 2008. We were super excited yet nervous. We had 2 previous miscarriages after our first child before finding out about Payton. My Pregnancy was pretty typical. I did not get sick and every appointment we had, his heartbeat was strong. My 20 week appointment everything looked great, he was growing like he should and we found out we were having a boy. After having a girl first we were definitely excited.             Towards the end, we found out he was breach so we were scheduled for a c-section. November 21, 2008 Payton George was born. The first thing my husband says to me is he is alright...

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Journey by Amber Wallace

We quickly noticed his feet didn’t look “normal”, but were assured it was probably just “positional and would straighten out with some physical therapy”.

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Run like the Wind by Rebecca Whitcombe

He loves to run like a maniac, doing laps around the play area. Typical crazy energetic 3 yr old. Mothers near me laughing, Wow can he run and for long periods of time, he should be on track when he gets older. I want to cry tears of joy. Them not knowing his back ground, his journey and his continuing journey. He was not the typical case of clubbed feet and I will be honest I applaud anybody that has been through this journey as its a tough one… many tears shed by both of us. From the diagnosis during pregnancy to the treatments. I say its not typical as I did know like most during pregnancy but unlike most...

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