Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Support for Children’s Growth Awareness Week and Day 2020
– Introduces #Together4Growth to increase awareness of children’s growth disorders, including a four-question Growth Quiz to help parents identify signs and symptoms –
– Public encouraged to visit www.together4growth.com and share their growth disorder stories using #Together4Growth –
The #Together4Growth campaign communicates the importance of tracking and measuring a child’s growth patterns and discussing any potential issues with a healthcare professional. It features a four-question Growth Quiz to help parents and caregivers identify common signs and symptoms of growth disorders and to find educational resources. During Growth Awareness Week, the public is encouraged to use #Together4Growth to share personal stories, tips and experiences about growth disorders on together4growth.com via their own social media channels.
“The signs and symptoms of growth disorders can often be overlooked in children or not recognized as being potentially linked to serious medical conditions and a child’s overall endocrine health,” said
"Children who aren’t growing properly may have early warning signs of a medical condition that is not just cosmetic. It’s important and critical for parents to pay close attention to their child’s growth, to be vigilant and not dismiss these signs as something he or she will outgrow,” said
Parents and caregivers can learn more about children’s growth and the importance of discussing any potential issues with their doctor. Visit www.together4growth.com to view and share the Growth Quiz as well as more information and resources.
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