Spica Parent's Name:

Donna

Do You Have a Blog About Your Spica Journey?

www.donnajayne.com

Spica Baby's Name:

Paige

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

3 1/2 yrs

Weeks In The Cast:

7

Favorite Spica Journey Memory:

Just Paige being happy and not letting the spica bother her like I thought it would!

Biggest Lesson Learned:

Kids are so resilient and take things in their stride!

What Do You Wish You Knew:

That a spica massively impacts sleep, Paige went back to sleeping like a newborn - waking every 2-3 hours, it was so exhausting for everyone!

Favorite Gear or Must Have Item:

Toddler bike for outings and a little stool and table for home.

Final Thoughts or Advice:

Having a child in a spica cast is incredibly challenging, and at the beginning of the journey it feels so overwhelming. But just take things one day at a time is all you can do, ask for help as often as you can and don't forget to look after yourself so you're in the best position to look after your child :)

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