Ohio Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
Note: The groups with a star (*) next to their names sponsored an advocacy training program by Pete and Pam Wright. Achievement Centers for Children 11001 Buckeye Road Cleveland, OH 44104 (216) 795-7100 and 14587 Madison Avenue Lakewood, OH 44107 (216) 521-5050 and 15000 Cheerful Lane...
Grandparents as Parents: A Primer for Schools.
An increasing number of American grandparents are finding their later years different from what they expected. Instead of a quiet retirement, sweetened by delights of occasional visits with grandchildren, many grandparents have taken on the role of surrogate parents to their grandchildren. Reasons... Health Tips
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Tips for Parents 1. Be clear about your own sexual values and attitudes. Communicating with your children about sex, love, and relationships is often more successful when you are certain in your own mind about these issues. To help clarify... Risk Factors in Teen Pregnancy
Each year in the United States, more than 750,000 teens get pregnant. Of those pregnant teens, 445,000 will go on to give birth to their child. Teen pregnancy is not without its risks. Being a pregnant teen carries physical, emotional and even social risks. If you are a pregnant teen or the parent...
Book Review: Not My Daughter
January 26, 2010, 8:29 pm
While the movie I just recently watched was about teen girls experiencing planned (but young) pregnancies, the book Not My Daughter is about the mothers of those girls. Some might argue that they're the same thing and that you only need one or the other. I disagree. And, as a birth mother, I'm... Why the Wait?
August 26, 2011, 6:29 am
According to UNICEF, approximately 5 million children in Ethiopia are missing one or both of their parents. Children often lose their parents because of AIDS, famine, complications from child birth, or disease. Many children live on the streets and work in dangerous conditions. In Addis Ababa,... Movie Review: The Pregnancy Pact
January 26, 2010, 8:15 pm
I watched a Lifetime movie premiere the other night. Stay with me. The movie was titled The Pregnancy Pact . Stay with me. Loosely based on the 2008 real life story out of Gloucester, Massachusetts the movie takes a historical fiction look at what might have gone on with the group of teen girls...
I Am A Birth Mother, And It Was the Best Decision I Ever Made
I handed my baby over and the tears began to flow incessantly. I tried to keep them in until he drove away with his adoptive parents. I did not want to make this moment any harder for them. But as my... I Still Love Them
The last time I personally saw my sons in 1991, when I was asked to sign papers to get my boys returned home, or so I was told. But it wasn't, so CSD lied to me to get me to sign adoption papers...
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Teen Pregnancy - Facts About Teen Pregnancy
Teen mothers are perfectly capable of having a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. With the proper nutrition, early prenatal care and good screening for potential problems the majority of these potential problems will not come to light.
Programs To Help Teen Mothers | LIVESTRONG.COM
Programs To Help Teen Mothers. The teen pregnancy rate in the United States is higher than in any other developed nation, with 34 percent of teenage girls becoming pregnant before the age of 20. Raising a child at such as young age can place a teenage mother under extreme emotional ...