Our first appointment with the haematology consultant

Our first appointment with the haematology consultant

On Tuesday last week, we had our first appointment with the haematology consultant to discuss my son’s care going forward. The meeting went very smoothly, and it was beneficial in quelling most of my worries. Our appointment was scheduled for…

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How I’m Strengthening my Infant Son’s Immunity

How I’m Strengthening my Infant Son’…

Infants with sickle cell anaemia are very prone to infections. In this post, I share how I plan to strengthen his immunity.  It has been a month since I received Noah’s initial diagnosis and a week since I got the…

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Why Zinc is important in Sickle Cell Anaemia

Why Zinc is important in Sickle Cell …

Zinc is vital for the proper functioning of the immune system and the production of proteins. Low levels of zinc can increase the severity of sickle cell anaemia. Keep reading to learn why zinc is important in sickle cell anaemia. …

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Beef and Mushroom Coconut Stroganoff

Beef and Mushroom Coconut Stroganoff

If you love stroganoffs, you’re in a for a treat! Rich in protein and immunity-boosting micronutrients, this beef and mushroom coconut stroganoff makes the perfect dinner paired with sweet potatoes.  Ever since my son’s diagnosis, I have been very intentional…

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Tuna Niçoise Buddha Bowl with Sweet Potatoes

Tuna Niçoise Buddha Bowl with Sweet …

Rich in protein, my version of the classic tuna niçoise salad includes beta carotene-rich sweet potatoes and vibrant watercress pesto.  Inflammation is the primary reason that sickle cell pain crisis occurs. Based on the research I have done so far,…

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