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Toni’s Story

Toni’s Story

My Child Has A Hand Difference Toni and Hedge have two beautiful daughters, Rebecca and Jessica. During April and May they spent two months in isolation in Melbourne and have experienced both challenges and joy in spending so much time at home together. The family...
Sandi’s Story

Sandi’s Story

My Child Has A Hand Difference July 1981. I was in hospital in premature labour (34 weeks) and my gynaecologist thought I had twins so requested a scan. My first one. The scan picked up a single bub but did not pick up that my baby had no right hand or forearm below...
Ross Family’s Story

Ross Family’s Story

My Child Has A Hand Difference We are the Rosses and this is our journey thus far of being parents, and siblings, of a 6-month-old with symbrachydactyly. Mum, Lisa, is a physiotherapist. Dad, Adam, is a secondary school teacher. Isabelle, 4, is an aspiring artist and...
Nicole’s Story

Nicole’s Story

My Child Has A Hand Difference My name is Nicole. My husband Andrew and I have three boys: Zeth, 12, Ronan, 10 and Eli, 7. We live in south-west Victoria. Eli our youngest was born with absent Ulna Club hand. We found out about Eli’s limb difference at our 20-week...
Mahlinda’s Story

Mahlinda’s Story

My Child Has A Hand Difference My name is Malindah. My family live in Launceston, Tasmania and consists of myself, 30, my children Cooper, 6, and Quinn, 2, and their father Chris 34. Quinn has a congenital upper-limb difference of the left hand referred to by the...