Jane Wangersky September 1st, 2014 | Health, Pregnancy
I’ve written about the time I thought I was going into labor at seven months. Though that was a false alarm, preterm labor is always a possibility for pregnant women -- one in eight babies in the U.S. is born before 37 weeks’ gestation. (A full term pregnancy is actually considered to be 40 weeks, but after 37 it’s not called preterm anymore.) Babies born early need extra care and attention, and not just because they’re smaller and more vulnerable. Full term babies are developing right up until birth, and preterm babies miss out on some of
Jennifer S. Rowe August 29th, 2014 | School, Teens
So here it is folks, it’s that time of the year again! Summer is coming to an end, and those words that your kids just love to hear “back to school” are weighing heavily on their minds. As a parent, I have to try and remember how I felt when it was time to return to school and leave summer behind. I do remember, especially as a teenager, some of the worries I had, such as would I see all of my friends and would we be back together in the same classes? I also have to remember that
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