Equipping You to Parent with Confidence
Parenting a child with hemophilia, sickle cell disease, or another blood disorder can be challenging. At the Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center (IHTC), we understand the unique problems of your child’s growth. Our child life specialist is highly trained in blood disorders and how they impact child development. We prepare and support you at every step as your child grows up.
Help for Parents
Learn about your child’s condition and how it impacts different life stages. Get help with the problems you face in parenting a child with sickle cell disease or hemophilia. Our child life specialists know what you’re going through, and can help you better understand how to keep your child safe and healthy.
Help for Children
The IHTC child life specialist also helps kids manage pain and stress during treatments. We work with children to help them develop age-appropriate techniques for handling their condition. As they transition through childhood, we make sure each child grows in confidence and independence.