Carrier Moms

Supporting the Duchenne Family: Thoughts from the Heart

When the mom is a carrier of Duchenne, the workload gets heavier. And harder. Typically, the biggest concern is her heart and she’ll likely go for an annual cardiac checkup.

Some ways to show that you care and want to be involved are asking her when her next appointment is, offering to go with her, having dinner delivered to their home, or calling to see how it went afterwards.

—Family, Friends and Duchenne—

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