Welcome

“Spinal cord injury and parenting”  is a Swedish project aimed at increasing knowledge about fertility, pregnancy, childbirth and parenting for people with spinal cord injuries.

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you can do it

Photographer: Gabriella Soutine

Three mothers in wheelchairs started a project to inspire and support other persons with disabilities.
The initiators will present how they, with small means, have made a great difference.
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Childbirth

ottoWomen with spinal cord injury can give birth normally (vaginal delivery), just like any other woman. Also as with other women, circumstances may sometimes require a cesarean section. Labor and delivery are often quick since body muscles do not offer much resistance. Read more

Pregnancy

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There are no obstacles that prevent a woman with spinal cord injury from becoming pregnant. Studies show that a woman with spinal cord injury has the same prospects to give birth to a completely healthy child as a woman without spinal cord injury. Read more

Fertility

bild-1Spinal cord injury has no direct effect on female fertility. However, the situation is more complicated for a man with spinal cord injury. Up until 1990, becoming a father the natural way was considered nearly impossible. But today the prospects are very different. Read more

Blog

2013-12-06 12.03.44-2You can use Google translate to read our Swedish blogs written by parents with SCI. You will find them at mammapappalam.se/blogg/blogg/

Follow us

2014-03-03 11.30.02Feel free to follow our Swedish project, Mamma Pappa Lam, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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The Spinalis foundation
Frösundaviks allé 13
SE -169 89 Stockholm

The Spinalis foundation
Anckargripsgatan 3
SE -211 19 Malmö

phone: +46 (0)8-555 44 250

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