Inspiring SMA Mom: Rebekah


When a child is diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a tremendous amount of stress and burden is heaped on the entire family. In this WomenTalk TV video, Rebekah Choong allows us into her daily life as a full-time working mother of two daughters — one of whom has type 1 spinal muscular atrophy.

Read about five experimental SMA treatments you might find interesting here.

Rebekah gives an honest, loving account of how she balances her life as an accountant, mother, wife, and caregiver. She shares with us the wish she has for her daughter Danielle —  to achieve her full potential.

Learn more about spinal muscular atrophy and the faulty gene involved.

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