Articles About "Medicine"
Lead toxicity is the build up of lead in the body. Lead is not a natural substance in the body. Even tiny amounts can be harmful to a young child's developing nervous system. Children under the age of six are at highest risk of having lead toxicity. This is because young children often put non-food...
HHS Programs to Protect and Enhance Rural Health
Press Release OVERVIEW Individuals living in rural and isolated areas face special challenges in receiving timely, quality health care. These areas often suffer from shortages of physicians and other health care providers, and the costs of providing quality health care in a rural health... Should We Photolist Waiting Children?
Internet photolistings of children waiting for adoptive parents raise challenging ethical issues. As of September 2000, 75,000 children in foster care were free for adoption - a number that continues to grow each year, placing greater demands on child welfare systems to find adoptive families.... Becoming Social Worker Savvy
Getting along with social workers is part and parcel of foster parenting. Foster kids and social workers come together. You cannot choose your child's worker and quite often, they didn't get to choose you, either. Yet, the child's happiness and well-being is directly related to your ability to...
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"Medicine" in the Adoption Blogs
What I Didn't Expect About International Adoption
September 10, 2011, 9:05 pm
Having just gone through the home study process, I'm new to the whole experience of international adoption. I have read several adoption books, but I haven't made it to the adoptive parenting books on my shelves. (When expectant mothers read books about pregnancy, they certainly don't skip to... Giving Birth to New Life: Part 2
July 28, 2011, 11:17 am
We have all heard the words before 'you are just like your mother' or 'you are your father's son'. When you hear those words said it is usually meant to be a compliment, right? Well, in my world it was quite the opposite, to hear 'you are turning out like your mother' meant I had done something... The Sick and Wounded
February 3, 2012, 8:42 am
Oh dear, how the mighty have fallen. A week ago, my 13 year old had a sniffle. This was followed by fever, chills, aches, pains and a cough that won't quit. Then, one by one, the remaining 4 kids got sick. All at once but not quite all at once. One a day.
I admit it. It has been...
"Medicine" in the Adoption Forums
Calling all moms with drug exposed newborn experience
April 24, 2013, 8:14 pm
So me and tiny Tim have been at Texas Children's since Sunday when we were air lifted by their kangaroo care plane for possible seizures. He had 11 total episodes on Sunday...several at the small town hospital, one on the transport plane, 2 as soon as we arrived and 6 throughout the night. So they...
How to get support if you are a relative caregiver
March 27, 2013, 7:31 pm
Hi everyone I need some advice. My mom has custody of my niece and nephew. She is their grandmother. The issue is my nephew. He is eight and bipolar. Medicine after medicine do not work. They have referred him to a psychologist but had to change the Medicaid so it will be another month before...
Eci for newborns
April 28, 2013, 9:48 pm
Has anyone used eci for a newborn. I think tiny tim will automatically qualify because of his seizures, I was looking at the list of disabilities that qualify because of probable developmental delays.
But what do they even do at this stage?
At what point do you think I should look into...
To parents For all the special needs adoptees
April 3, 2013, 9:36 am
I am 22 with an undiagnosed heart condition. Drs cant seem to figure out whats wrong. I was born 25-27 weeks gestation, most physicians dont think that has anything to do with my body today. Thats foolish....
Stories About "Medicine"
Jossie and Jessie
I came to Nicaragua as of June, 2005. I quit my job and started doing personal charity work. I am 38 years old. This story is true and still in process. In December, 2005, I was helping an... Aleisa's Story
My name is Aleisa and I am 28-years-old. I just recently got married to a wonderful, sweet guy this past September. My life has come quite a long way since November 17, 1992 when I found out that I... Adoptee and Birthmother: A Dual Journey of Healing
How can you possibly heal as a birthmother when first you are an adoptee? You spend your time trying to fill the void, trying to find your roots and healing the split-off parts that run you. In fact,...
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