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Family Life

Learning that you or your child has a bleeding disorder can be sudden and dramatic news. The lives of everyone in your family are affected. While other sections of Steps for Living provide information about the various bleeding disorders and their treatment, this section examines their emotional and psychological impact on family members and offers practical advice on coping with the changes.

Just as being prepared for a bleed is important, so is understanding the adjustments your family undergoes after the diagnosis and throughout their lives. Together, each of you will be able to lead strong, healthy, happy, and productive lives.

In this section of Steps for Living, you will find information and guidance on: