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Gillian’s Journey: One Micro-Preemie’s Story of Hope

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This story was shared by a Justice associate about her journey with Nationwide Children’s in support of the Give Hope Campaign. Eight years ago, Robyn and her husband, Jason, were delighted with the news of her pregnancy. The delivery date seemed most appropriate for Ohio, springtime: rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection, and regrowth. Neither anticipated their drive to the hospital to be in the dead of winter. At 24 weeks, just six-months pregnant, Robyn went into labor giving birth to baby Gillian at only 1 pound, 8 ounces. Robyn and Jason’s first look at Gillian brought joy. Even though she was... Keep reading »
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Know Your Baby’s Developmental Timeline

Many parents and caregivers are aware of a child’s developmental timeline when they are infants: rolling at 6 months, sitting... Read full post »

Talking to your Medical Provider about HIV

Talking to your medical provider can be overwhelming and difficult enough when you are there for a routine or chronic... Read full post »

Tips for Making the Next Shot Visit Less Stressful

Guest post by: Andrew Kroger, M.D., M.P.H., medical officer for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the... Read full post »
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Surviving the Stomach Bug: Parent Edition

Vomiting, diarrhea, chills and aches…stomach bugs are never a fun adventure. Often times called the stomach flu, stomach viruses are... Read full post »
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Autism Awareness

April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day.  These designations are less than ten years... Read full post »
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Raising a Child with Ambiguous Genitalia

When my wife was pregnant with our three children, we chose not to know the sex prior to birth because... Read full post »

Planning Family Vacations with an Extra Guest: Hemophilia

Travel can be scary when your child has hemophilia — a rare bleeding disorder that can turn even a scraped... Read full post »
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Why Isn’t Your Baby Gaining Weight? And When Should You Worry?

All babies grow at different paces. For most, growth after birth is fast and easy. But some babies do not... Read full post »