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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.á There's the first visit to the OB/GYN when, at least for me, I was so excited and anxiousáand then they run down the list ofátests they'd like to do, and I left feelingáoverwhelmed.á Instead of looking forward to those tiny fingers and toes, I was nowáparanoid about what COULD happen if Iádidn't eat the right thing or sleep on the right (left!) side.á To add to my already frazzled, nervous state and newfound pregnancy hormones, they utter three words I'd never heard before: Advanced Maternal Age.á I later laughed with family and friends about it, but at theátime, I say,á"I'm sorry, what?!" Advanced Maternal Age is the classificationágiven 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....

    Coming Out

    Coming Out