Find out information on childhood stroke and where to find support.
The Parents Stroke Support Group is for those who have had a stroke during pregnancy, childbirth or shortly after, and who are now living with stroke as well as raising a young family.
This guide explains some of the risk factors for stroke that only affect women, and offers other sources of information and support that you may find useful.
Stroke can happen to anyone, including children. The causes of stroke for children are very different from those for adults. This leaflet explains what can cause stroke in children and how it is treated.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.