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  • A stroke is when blood can’t get to all parts of your brain. If blood can’t get through, your brain can be injured.
  • Stroke can happen at any age. Around 300 to 500 babies and children will have a stroke each year in Australia.
  • It’s important to know the signs of stroke in children. If you notice any of these signs, call triple zero (000) immediately.
  • Treatment is given to minimise the injury to the brain and the risk of another stroke.
  • After a stroke, children need therapy to support their development and recovery.

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Reviewed on: 22-08-2022