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Accepting Yourself (On Being Authentic)

{Photo credit: Anna Lygocki Photography} “It’s peaceful,” is what I normally tell people who ask what it’s like not to hear. I don’t hear anything. I’m Deaf. With hearing aids, I hear noise or cues that help me understand what I’m hearing. Being able to take out my hearing aids and shut off all noise is […]

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Chiropractic Care in Pregnancy

{Disclosure: We have partnered with Seasons Family Chiropractic to talk to you about both the benefits of seeing a prenatal chiropractor during pregnancy and the benefits for infants and children seeing a pediatric chiropractor. Some of the top prenatal and pediatric chiropractic clinics in the metro can be found here.} 41 weeks and 3 days pregnant. As […]

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The 4 P’s of Prematurity

Last year at this time my husband and I joined a distinct group few voluntarily join. We became preemie parents, more accurately micro-preemie parents, welcoming our daughter into the world fifteen weeks ahead of her due date. As her first birthday nears, I find myself turning inward, contemplating all that has transpired for our family […]

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Newborn Survival (For Babies & For Moms!)

{Disclosure: Our partners at Fairview Health Services understand that when you have a newborn baby, it can be a time of questions and uncertainty. Is this normal? Am I doing this right? How do I best take care of the baby and myself? Learn from Christine Schmitz, MD, a pediatrician at Fairview Clinics – Eagan, about how […]

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