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When Your Pregnancy May Require High-Risk Care

When Your Pregnancy May Require High-Risk Care

Did you know approximately seven to eight percent of pregnancies are considered high-risk? There are many reasons a pregnancy could be high-risk and require care by a perinatologist. That’s why it’s so important for you to talk with your obstetrician when you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Gary Stephens, DO, of Fort Sanders Perinatal […]

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My Go-To EASY Crockpot Recipe

School is back in session. Fall will be here before we know it. Activities are picking up the pace and schedules have gone from summerific to jam packed crazy. We’re all running around now — doing car line and taking kids to gymnastics, soccer, football, you name it. I would venture to guess that for […]

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When Motherhood Doesn't Go as Planned

When Motherhood Doesn’t Go As Planned

When I first had children, I thought that the early days of motherhood would go a certain way. You know, happily sleep deprived while getting to spend countless hours snuggling and bonding with my newborn. Let me tell you, it was dramatically different for me and although I know mine is an extreme story, I […]

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All Aboard: Tips for Any Type of Travel with Children

While waiting in the O’Hare airport, an elderly woman looked over, eyes sparkling, a comforting smile on her face. “You have a beautiful family,” she said. Before I could even finish my reply of “Thank you” and whatever else we were going to discuss, my husband shouted “Oh my, ughhh” as he realized our one-year-old […]

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There are the “terrible twos” (aka the tantrum phase of the two-year-old). There is also the “Threenager,” a play on preschoolers having the stubborn attitude of a teenager. I am proposing that there is also the “Fourlosopher” (pronounced: Four-la-so-fer), meaning a deeply thoughtful and curious phase of childhood. This proposition is not something that is […]

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