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Links to some helpful sites about transplants for kids and transplants in general
Read kids' transplant stories
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Transplant Kids would like to  thank Making it Better - The Daniel Courtney Trust for their generous contribution towards the annual running costs of the site.

 

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Personal stories

 

This is the story of our own son Aaron's life and eventual transplants. (liver and small bowel) Click here to read Aaron's story

George's heart transplant story Click here to read George's story

Emma's personal heart transplant story. click here to read Emma's story

Oliver tells about his kidney transplant. click here to read Oliver's story

Lucy's heart transplant click here to visit Lucy's story on her website

Molly's multivisceral (pancreas,small bowel & liver) transplant journey click here to read Molly's story.

 

If you have a personal story that you would like to share with others please send it to info@transplantkids.co.uk

 

Medikidz

This amazing graphic novel explains organ transplant in a well presented, easy to understand adventure story called "What's up with William?"

William is taken on a journey by the Medikidz comic book superheroes off into outer space to Mediland, a living moving planet shaped like the human body, where he is shown by  the 5 specialist "body part" superheros how things in his body work,. including why he needs to take medication & have blood tests done.

CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO BE TAKEN TO THE MEDIKIDZ SHOP WHERE YOU CAN PURCHASE YOUR OWN COPY FOR JUST 6.99

 

Shadow Buddies

These terrific raggy dolls are just like you and I. You choose skin colour and eye colour to match.

You can have a buddy who’s had a liver, heart, or lung transplant, a buddy who has a theatre gown on or even one who’s got a stoma there’s all sorts of buddies.

These are available via the American market at the cost of around $12 plus shipping form http://www.shadowbuddies.org/

Shadow Buddy

Transplant Buddies