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Adoption Can Be a Beautiful Option

When facing an unplanned pregnancy, it’s normal to feel a sense of panic. Many women feel overwhelmed by the idea of being pregnant, let alone becoming a mom. Some women may consider abortion as a quick solution, while others begin...
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Reading to Baby

Reading is The Key to Boosting Your Baby’s Brain Power So, you’re going to have a baby! Congratulations! Now you’re thinking about all the ways to give your baby the best start: the right crib, breast vs. bottle, car seats,...
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Adverse Fetal Diagnosis: Peer Mentors Needed

When Heidi and Casey heard the news that their unborn child had a hole in his skull and a myriad of other possible medical complications, they immediately felt shocked and overwhelmed. The medical terms and treatment options were coming at...
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Help for Families Facing a Challenging Fetal Diagnosis

The words you never want to hear during your baby's ultrasound: "It looks like there may be something wrong..." Joy and excitement can quickly turn to sadness, fear, and uncertainty when facing the possibility of an adverse or challenging fetal...
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5 Fun Holiday Traditions to Start with Your Family

One of the things that often comes to mind at holiday time, as well as in conversations with friends, is “family traditions.” Things like: When and how to decorate the Christmas tree, special foods to prepare, and types of gifts...
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When to Start Prenatal Care

Whether a pregnancy is planned or unexpected, starting prenatal care should be at the top of every expecting mother’s to-do list. The first prenatal visit should occur between the first 6-8 weeks of pregnancy. According to the NIH (2017), “pre-pregnancy...
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Who Will Take Care of My Kids if I Die?

Guest Blogpost By: Anna Wishart, Marketing Coordinator, Law Office of Joshua E. Hummer, PLC Do you know who will take care of your kids if you die without a will?  State governments have foster care systems ready if you children...
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Juggling “All the Things” for Back-to-School

How is it that summer just seems to fly by, and then before we know it, the fall is upon us with all the back-to-school rush? When you have multiple kids at home and other commitments that pick up again...
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