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- Preventing prematurity: the importance of getting screened for Chlamydia
- Ther-Rx skips ACOG: the people have spoken. But can we do more?
- What does replacing the word retarded with intellectual disability accomplish?
- Cigna’s automatic denials: asshattery in action
- ACOG’s double standard on Makena: denouncing Ther-Rx but taking advertising dollars
Monthly Archives: December 2009
It is 5 am and I am sure the boys will be up in a hour, so I am enjoying the quiet inside and the darkness outside. Yesterday we were talking about our first Christmas with the boys. I couldn’t … Continue reading
It had been a tough night. If you have a preemie, you know. It started simply enough – a card received in the mail from a classmate, written in the large and apprehensive style of a kindergartner. My boys wanted to write … Continue reading
Having a baby with a health problem is hard. Knowing what you are facing a head of time (or at least very soon after delivery) is helpful emotionally and, for some babies, it can be lifesaving. For example, every pregnancy in North America … Continue reading
Somewhere in another state a new mother brought her precious daughter home only to have her die 5 days later. She tweeted that they will wear pink at her funeral. Her pain was raw even through the filter of cyberspace. … Continue reading
Swimming has been a challenge for my boys. Never mind the coordination issues and the sensory issues around actually having to put your face in the water, but they also appear to have inherited my husband’s lead-like buoyancy. We tried … Continue reading