Born at 35 Weeks: Avery’s Story

Each year 13 million babies are born prematurely to parents who never expected their birth stories to be so challenging.  This year we were one of those parents.  During my pregnancy I was diagnosed with Hyperemesis Gravidarum at five weeks.  Most people have never heard of this and few women will ever experience this sickness…

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Dad’s “Aha” Moment: The Ultrasound

Expectant fathers can sometimes feel left out of the pregnancy experience. Moms-to-be get most of the attention, but an interesting study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, focused on how Dads felt the first time they saw their babies on ultrasound. Not surprisingly, fathers reported that seeing their baby’s image for the first time – live…

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