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MPs and more inspired by Meningitis Matters day in Westminster

Posted by Jane Futrell on 13 December 2012

Bringing the message to Westminster

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Fetal position to ease crying

Posted by Alan Cantillon on 06 December 2012

Our daughter was six months old when contacting meningitis. The initial concern we had was when laid down in her cot she immediately started to cry. We realised that by placing her in the fetal position this stopped the crying. Hence the first alarm. It was not however until the purple rash appeared was it obvious there was a bigger problem. The brochures in hospital and doctor surgerys do no make mention that if a baby displays pain or continually crys when in the prone position then that is also a sympton of meningitis. We think that if that...

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menigitis

Posted by Stacy Ellen Folger on 05 December 2012

I am 38 yrs old n had menigitis when i was 5. My whole life has been a struggle since then. School was so hard. I never really learned anything even though i trie n no one ever caught my struggle n helped me r figured out it was menigitis. The only help i ever recieved was 2yrs of speech. I still cant divide r do simple math in my head. I tried 4 10yrs 2 learn 2 drive. Even went 2 drivere ED 3 diff times. I have memory loss, trouble retaining whwt i learn. Forget my phone number, social security nimber. I lov playing card games like rummy,...

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