Spica Parent's Name:

Caycie

Spica Baby's Name:

Hayven

Spica Baby's Age When He or She Was First Casted:

14 months

Weeks In The Cast:

8

Favorite Spica Journey Memory:

Seeing my sweet little one do all the things she could normally do that I was so worried about, like crawling, rolling over, and pulling up.  

Biggest Lesson Learned:

To not care about how people look at you or your little one in a cast.

What Do You Wish You Knew:

That it wasn't going to be nearly as bad as I imagined. It was still not fun at all, but little ones are so resilient.

Favorite Gear or Must Have Item:

Mustela No-Rinse Cleaner & Brica Fold 'N Go travel seat (use it in the shopping cart to go shopping too).

Final Thoughts or Advice:

I would get a beanbag and probably an iPad to entertain your little one. Within a few weeks (depending on age), your little one will surprise you with everything they learn to do in the cast. Also if by any chance you can get a spica chair, it was a LIFE saver. Hang in there and keep your head up. Your little one is going to be much better off and things could always be much worse. Time goes by way faster than you think, and it won't be long before you're over this and on to helping someone else out that is now in your same situation!

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