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Demystifying Endometriosis

Dr. Lindemann explains what endometriosis is and whether or not you can still get pregnant if you suffer from this painful disease.

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New Health & Safety Innovations for Babies & Toddlers

Check out the latest air purifiers, sterilizers, bottle warmers, ear thermometers, car seats and baby monitors around.

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Seattle Meal Delivery Services to Save Your Busy Weeknights

BTS? More like back to busy! Here’s how to get fresh and healthy kid-friendly meals on the table without breaking a sweat.

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5 Adorable Animals You May Meet on a Trip to Annenberg PetSpace

Anyone who’s ever loved an animal knows just how special the bond between person and pet can be. The long walks in the park, the endless games of fetch and the sweet, curled-up cuddles after a long day make up…

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5 Things Doctors Want You to Know About Your Child’s Health

Whether your little one has a bump, scrape or break, or something more serious, keeping your kids healthy and happy is a challenge every parent faces. Luckily, when your child does need more serious care, healthcare experts specializing in tiny…

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The Unexpected Place I Found My Biggest Supporter

“When I had one of those big parenting moments with my teen the other night, she was there, trying to build me up and remind me that I am a good mom.”

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Be an LGBTQ+ Ally: 10 Phrases to Stop Using Today

Stop saying these phrases and help break the chain of hurtful speech.

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Your Candy Bar Has a Great Cause This Summer

CRUNCH, Butterfinger and Baby Ruth have new artwork that supports Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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Answering the 5 Most Common Questions about C-Sections

“It’s important to ensure that you and your doctor are aligned on your goals and wishes for delivery.”

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When Should You See a Breastfeeding Counselor?

“The facts are that getting breastfeeding support doesn’t mean you’ve failed or you’re not doing it right—it just means that you want to do it well or better.”

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Pregnant With Twins? Dr. Alan Answers Your Questions

“All pregnancies require an increased level of care and attention from expectant mothers. Carrying twins simply means a slightly higher level of due diligence on your part to protect your health and your babies’ health during pregnancy, delivery, and especially during their first few months of life.”

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First Came Love, Marriage & Then a Transplant

“My husband was about to sacrifice his life and it was all for me. That is the kind of love that every girl dreams of, but just not quite like this.”

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14 Chicago Mom-Owned Businesses to Support This Mother’s Day (and Beyond!)

Much like many of you, these Chicago women are balancing careers and raising kids. . . read about mom-owned businesses you can support this Mother’s Day (and beyond!).

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A World-Renowned Pediatric Hospital (in Your Backyard)

Children’s National Hospital is ranked the number 1 pediatric hospital in the DC-MD-VA region and one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

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11 Women Who Transformed the Bay Area

Scientists, chefs, activists, dancers and poets—our Bay Area history is full of inspiring women you’ll want to learn all about!

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Tiny Birth Stories: My Water Broke at a Dive Bar

Here are five birth stories that will have you laughing, crying and nodding your head in solidarity. 

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Incorporating Physical Therapy At Home When Covid Shuts It Down

Sometimes as a mother you instinctively know what is best for your child. Hopefully soon the world will return to normal, but until then, we will continue physical therapy at home.

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The Letter That Rocked My House

“My anger was hot and quick—every neighbor turned into a suspect, and any peace that I had made with this house and its bedroom void of a crib was shattered.”

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How I Told My Kids I Was Diagnosed with Cancer

“As a two-time cancer survivor, wife, and mom of three children, here are some of my thoughts about ‘telling the kids’ based on my experiences.”

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Back to School, Back to Sports! How to Keep Your Kids Safe This Season

We caught up with the Medical Director and an Orthopedic Surgeon at American Hip Institute (AHI) for tips on how to keep your kids safe this sports season, and what to do if you’re concerned they may have an injury.

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What’s the Right Age for Your Child’s First Eye Exam? The Answer May Surprise You

We asked mother of two and optometrist Dr. Jennifer Wademan about the right age for an exam, what to expect, and more about kid’s eye health.

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What This Widowed Father Wants You to Know

“It’s been three years since I lost my wife to ovarian cancer—this recent stretch of time has highlighted the joys and the challenges of parenting for all of us. How do we Dads talk to our kids about these issues while holding emotional space for them and being the steady source of calm?”

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You Don’t Have to Be Mom of the Year—I Wasn’t & My Kids Turned Out Fine

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In my 24 years of raising three kids, I’ve had my fair share of parenting fails. Turns out motherhood is rocket science and my first week on the job is when I found out I’m no scientist.…

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Beloved Children’s Author Tomie dePaola Passes Away

The author and illustrator of over 270 books died on Monday.

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My Surrogacy Experience Was More than I Ever Imagined

“This intimacy created an incomparable bond. She would ask for advice, and in answering, I was as discerning as I would be with my own daughter or close friend. I truly cared about her and loved her.”

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I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends

Since my diagnosis and hospitalizations I have often had people ask me how I am doing. It is always such a loaded question, like, where do I begin? How much do they know? How much do they want to know?…

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Parenting Survival Trick: Laugh While Parenting Teens

“I was so fearful of having teenagers, thinking I wouldn’t have a clue what to do with creatures of that age. They seemed so dark, confused, self-absorbed, weird. Would they want anything to do with me?”

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This Mom’s Pregnancy Photos Are Inspired by Her Favorite Fandoms

She spent hours brainstorming costumes for each week.

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The 6 Best Museums for Kids in Phoenix

These museums will teach you about prehistoric times, show you the world of modern art and open your eyes to all sorts of new things!

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Our Favorite Indoor Play Spaces in Phoenix

Cool off at these spots where fun is guaranteed!

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Here’s Why Phoenix Should Be Your Next Family Vacation Spot

It’s always the perfect time of year to visit Phoenix and we’ve got the spots to stay and things to do to make your visit EPIC!

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Free Admission Days! (& 13 Other Reasons to Visit Field Museum)

The Field Museum is treating Illinois residents to FREE basic admission the entire month of February. Read our story to see why a family visit is a must-do.

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Are Your Kids Afraid of the Doctor? Then Play This Game

Playing this clever, imaginative game will not only help alleviate a child’s fears and anxiety about going to the doctor, but it will also help expand their imagination and storytelling abilities.

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When Your Delivery Doesn’t Go as Planned

“Can I give you the best advice I have on childbirth? Be prepared for anything. Anything.”

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