"I was afraid that this condition would be irreversible. She’s just a baby, but I had already started to worry about her future.”
As a single mother, Hind didn't know who to turn to when her daughter Mariam was born with DDH.
"We had no idea what doctors to go to or what the right treatment was for her.”
Wafaa was born with clubfoot. Over the next two years she will be fitted with straight case shoes to rectify this.
Salma's father only makes $10 a day. Treatment for his daughter's DDH was impossible for him to afford.
Samir's mother blamed herself when she learnt that her son was born with clubfoot on both feet.
“It burns my heart to see other children walking when my son can’t,” Farid’s father, Ahmad, told us.
“Initially we thought that she was paralyzed. But we later found out that she had clubfoot on both feet.”
“I wish that it were my feet and not his that were deformed," Akram's mother told us.
Dima's father didn't know how to react when he was told his firstborn child was born with orthopedic deformities.
Isam's parents felt hopeless when they were told that their newborn son had clubfoot.
Salwa's parents had big dreams for their daughter, but when she was diagnosed with DDH these dreams were dashed.
“During an early scan, doctors told us that Mazen would struggle in his life."
Imad was born with both clubfoot and developmental dislocation of the hip (DDH). A failed surgery on his clubfoot caused complications.
Jana's mother studied Fine Art in Syria and had a happy future ahead of her. But the war took everything from her.
Adam was only 12 days old when we first met him. He was born with clubfoot.
Muteha has developmental dislocation of the hip (DDH) and she is the first such case INARA is working with.
Hanan's neighbors noticed that, at a very early age, she walked strangely. The family discovered late that she had DDH.
When Jamal was born with clubfoot they struggled to afford or find treatment.
Hadi was born with unilateral clubfoot. His parents were put in touch with INARA by MSF.
Jad is the first of our orthopedic cases. He was born with clubfoot and his family couldn't find anyone who could help them.