Monthly Archives: October 2010

Preemies and the price of parent empowerment

Most reviews of my book have been fantastic. Stories have started to trickle back from moms on bed rest who felt my book empowered them to help their baby even before birth. One wasn’t offered magnesium for neuroprotection, but after … Continue reading

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A great pencil grip for weak hands

Oliver’s hypotonia and lax joints make holding a pencil a challenge. A real challenge. Despite hours of effort from amazing teachers, at home, and an OT his writing just wasn’t progressing. It worried me, because I hear so much about … Continue reading

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Should my preemie get the flu spray or shot?

In yesterdays posting I discussed the efficacy of the flu vaccine for parents and other adults who are around preemies. Studies suggest that the nasal spray (live attenuated vaccine) is less effective than the shot for healthy adults ages 18-49. … Continue reading

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