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Our Story Continued...(the parents)

(Read the previous blog post to this continuation)(Read Adrick's Story)Days after finding out about the clubfoot I was still in denial. It was hard to swallow, and I was confused. I did everything. I took all my prenatal vitamins, didn't miss one. I ate all the right foods, took nothing for my morning sickness and even had stitches in my thumb without freezing all to avoid everything and anything I could. Still, something had "happened." A lot of "why me" and "why him" floating around my head.I had another follow up to the hospital because of my high-risk factor and the new Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal was not kind to its' pregnant patients. On average, I waited between 4-6...

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Our Story (the parents):

(Read Adrick's Story) Today I sat down to write in my son's Clubfoot Journey Journal to tell him the story of how we found out. It is one year ago this week I learned my son had bilateral Congenital Talipes Equinovarus (CTEV). CTEV is a congenital deformity involving one foot or both. The affected foot/feet appears to have been rotated internally at the ankle. Without treatment, people with clubfeet often walk on their ankles or the sides of their feet.In my previous account of Adrick's Story, I didn't touch much on anything. I didn't talk about the fear that was instilled in us that day during a "routine" ultrasound for a breech baby. The loss of dreams, the shattering of...

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Adrick's Story

This is Adrick's Clubfoot Journey World Clubfoot Day is June 3, 2016.  For my family, this is our first year celebrating June 3rd, but there will be an infinite number of years ahead of us where June 3rd will not pass without notice again.Our son was diagnosed in-uterine at 36 weeks gestation - by luck - as we had just moved from out of province and were starting at a new hospital. I had had seven ultrasounds previous to the one where they discovered as we call it; his angel's kiss. At the time of diagnosis, they were convinced his feet were a positional clubfoot and not congenital (congenital meaning defect present at birth) as surely anyone doing an ultrasound...

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The Clubfoot Christmas Wish List

Introducing the first ever Clubfoot Cutie Christmas Wish List, brought to you by The Clubfoot Store & Miracle Feet. The Clubfoot Cutie Christmas Wish List includes two trees. The first tree is the Giving Tree. The Giving Tree provides you with the information on to give back. Click here to see The Clubfoot Cutie Christmas Giving Tree. The second tree provide you list provides you with the best products available that will aid in the development and treatment of your clubfoot child(ren).  Click here to see The Clubfoot Cutie Christmas Product Wish List.  

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The Clubfoot Cutie Christmas Giving Tree

Introducing the first ever Clubfoot Cutie Christmas Wish List, brought to you by The Clubfoot Store & MiracleFeet. This is the Giving Tree. The Giving Tree provides you with the information on how to give back. The Clubfoot Store donates $1 from every purchase all year round to a clubfoot charity and we want to encourage you this holiday season to also give. Luckily for you there are FOUR amazing charities to choose from that are specifically geared to clubfoot:   Each charity has its' own mission but all work towards ensuring children all over the World receive proper clubfoot treatment. To determine the charity best suited for your donation please continue reading below. MIRACLEFEET Since 2011, MiracleFeet has treated...

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