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The incidence of allergies in children has increased significantly in the last two decades. There are now more children with asthma, hay fever, and eczema than ever before. Closely following this increased prevalence of allergies is the rise in asthma, which has become the number one diagnosis for... Birthmother's Bill of Rights
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Type I Osteogenesis Imperfecta Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder of collagen that causes brittle bones and other symptoms. OI is classified into types, numbered with Roman numerals. Type I osteogenesis imperfecta is the mildest form of OI. It is also the most common form of OI....
Telling Others about the Adoption
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Whoís job is it to tell people our childís adoption story?† Is there even such a thing as a right to know when it comes to a personís adoption status?† Of course the child herself or himself has a right to know, but thatís not what Iím talking about.† What about the childís relatives?† Friends of... Emotional Support in Pregnancy
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Iíve been answering tricky questions about race lately. And, for the record, Iíve not been as prepared or eloquent about them as Iíd like. With the release of my book, Love You More: The Divine Surprise of Adopting My Daughter this past week, Iíve been surprised at how often my daughterís race ...
ALL Mother's Day
All my life I knew I had 2 mother's. I always knew. From the time I was tiny. I knew I grew in one mama, and was cared for by one mama, yet loved deeply by both. I always knew that I was lucky, but...
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