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02 May 2016

Volume 24 | Issue 5

ISSN (Print): 0969-4900

ISSN (Online): 2052-4307

Supporting families coping with NAIT

When my daughter was born, she was diagnosed with a rare genetic blood disorder, neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia (NAIT)—the effect of which was the catalyst for me to become a midwife Although this disease is now well-documented, with many studies being undertaken around the world, while I was a student I was saddened that many of the midwives and paediatricians I spoke to had never heard of NAIT

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