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My child has G6PD Deficiency

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When my second child, Ayla, was born, I thought the worst part of it was seeing her discharged with a hep lock because of UTI. But when the newborn screening results came, hubby and I discovered that she has G6PD deficiency.I felt my world crashing down.But what is G6PD deficiency?Glucose-6 phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is a condition wherein a person’s red blood cells lack the…

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