Making the Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care

Taking charge of your own health care can be daunting, but early preparation helps smooth the way.

For people with bleeding disorders, the transition from pediatric to adult health care is somewhat like the broader transition from child to grown-up.

The more time and attention that’s devoted to preparing for the second stage while still in the first, the easier the shift is likely to be. But regardless of how well prepared you are, the change — when it comes — will probably be unsettling at times. Read more.

Source: National Bleeding Disorders Foundation (formerly National Hemophilia Foundation), HemAware, September 2023.

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