Self-management

Early and steady support from family and health care professionals can help your child grow up to have normal self-esteem and a satisfying social life. These approaches may help:

  • Include psychological counseling in your child's treatment plan as needed
  • Seek help from a mental health professional if you're having trouble coping and to help you develop healthy parenting strategies

There is no known way to prevent congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Your doctors may recommend genetic counseling if you're thinking of starting a family and you're at risk of having a child with CAH.