For Younger Mothers, Out-of-Wedlock Births Are the New Normal
Unmarried mothers, in some areas, have become the norm, no longer stigmatized by society. Regular readers of this blog will know that while births among teenagers are down in recent years, the majority of commenters here, at least, would support, …
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Preemie support a big help for parents
By SAM SHAWVER , Marietta Times VINCENT – He's five months old now, but little Hunter Miller is still waiting to go home with his parents, Cassidy and Dewey Miller of Vincent. "Hunter weighed 2 pounds, 4 ounces when he was born.
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Women who breastfeed have healthier kids and enjoy healthier lives
I applaud the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's move to improve supports for breastfeeding women and their babies, both in the hospital and following discharge ("Maryland seeks to improve support for mothers to breast-feed," Feb. 11).
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