January is Birth Defects Prevention Month and while not always preventable, officials are sharing a few tips moms-to-be can take to help ensure healthy development.
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December 1st – December 7th is Infantile Spasms Awareness Week and medical professionals are calling on parents and caregivers to take action with four easy steps.
Healthychildren.org by the American Academy of Pediatrics is bringing attention to diabetes, especially childhood diabetes amid the awareness campaign this month.
November is Adoption Awareness Month and the director of Tuscarawas County Job and Family Services is highlighting the importance of families who choose to love children in need.
I am beyond grateful that we live in a world where it is possible for a 26-week old baby boy weighing 24 ounces at birth to become a 36-lb wild and crazy curly-haired kid who loves books, has never met a stranger, adores preschool, and has a heart bigger and brighter than the sun. It’s the stuff miracles are made of.
While you’re in the NICU, they tell you there will be ups and downs, setbacks and good days and bad. But, what isn’t discussed as much is the overwhelming feelings you get after you leave the NICU.
“Both of us with tears streaming down our faces. I’ll never forget that moment…my foster son’s mother looked at me and said ‘Thank you’.”