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  • Bonus for Moms with High Risk Pregnancies

    Bonus for Moms with High Risk Pregnancies
    Any woman who has ever been pregnant knows just how much you get poked and prodded along the way.  There's the first visit to the OB/GYN when, at least for me, I was so excited and anxious and then they run down the list of tests they'd like to do, and I left feeling overwhelmed.  Instead of looking forward to those tiny fingers and toes, I was now paranoid about what COULD happen if I didn't eat the right thing or sleep on the right (left!) side.  To add to my already frazzled, nervous state and newfound pregnancy hormones, they utter three words I'd never heard before: Advanced Maternal Age.  I later laughed with family and friends about it, but at the time, I say, "I'm sorry, what?!" Advanced Maternal Age is the classification given to women who will be at least 35 years old when they deliver their baby. (The doctor tried to make me feel better about it, "it's just a term we use" but it was already out there: I'm old in baby-making years!)
  • Savage Love: Your Sister's Keeper

    Savage Love: Your Sister's Keeper
    Two years ago, I found a letter in my sister's car informing her that the blood she gave during a charity blood drive had tested positive for HIV. I didn't say anything to her at the time, because it was a really bad time, I wasn't supposed to find out,...

    When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same
    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.” Although those three...

    Getting Help For Bullied Gay Teens

    In the past two weeks there have been a series of teen boys who have committed suicide because they were bullied at school because their classmates believed that they were gay. Their names were Seth Walsh, Justin Aaberg, Billy Lucas , and Asher Brown....

    Here Arrive the Grooms

    Here Arrive the Grooms
    With same sex marriages legal in Connecticut, many gay male and lesbian couples have been tying the equality knot. After 29 years together, Garrett Stack and John Anderson of Woodbridge had a church wedding in 2009. “There is nothing traditional...