The Parent Guides are available to you as a resource, to help you explore the everyday difficulties that come with parenting, help your child build self-esteem, understand the genetic factors, and find resources to help you on your journey.
To make the best decisions for your child’s craniofacial care, you need to understand all the options available to you and your child. The following guide is intended to prepare you to make informed decisions as you interact with your child’s healthcare professionals.
Craniofacial care usually requires the expertise of an interdisciplinary care team to ensure that all problems are addressed and that your child’s care is coordinated. Such interdisciplinary care is often provided at a craniofacial center. This guide features some common questions and answers related to craniofacial centers.
Although parents and caregivers strive to foster positive self-esteem in their children, this can be especially challenging for parents of children with facial differences. This guide is designed to help parents and caregivers of children with facial differences recognize, understand, and address the common issues they may encounter so that they can foster a healthy sense of self-esteem in their children.