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Babies

Do We Have Vaccination Amnesia?

October 19, 2016 NH Women Magazine

It is natural to dismiss dangers that are rarely seen. That has become our present circumstance with respect to many devastating infectious diseases. Since medicine has made significant progress against its former greatest adversaries, complacent beliefs have flourished. Surprisingly, a new malady has arisen and we are now suffering from a growing amnesia regarding the calamitous effects of infectious disease throughout human history. […]

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Moms: 7 Tips to Help YOU Eat More Veggies

June 7, 2016 NH Women Magazine

WITH THE WARM WEATHER UPON US, WE CAN BOOST OUR PRODUCE INTAKE WITH VERY LITTLE PREPARATION. FARMER’S MARKETS ARE OPEN ONCE MORE AND THE LOCAL FARM STANDS ARE BURSTING WITH BASKETS FULL OF VIBRANT PRODUCE PICKED THAT DAY. NOW, WITH SUCH AN IRRESISTIBLE ABUNDANCE OF CHOICES HOW CAN WE FOCUS ON WAYS TO INCORPORATE THEM INTO OUR HEALTHY EATING STYLE? BELOW ARE 7 WAYS TO INDULGE IN ALL OF NATURE’S BOUNTIFUL OFFERINGS AND STAY SUMMER SWEET AND SAVVY. […]

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Pet Health

Pet Health: Allergic Conjunctivitis in Dogs and Cats

June 7, 2016 NH Women Magazine

It’s allergy season and dogs and cats are not immune! One of the most common canine ophthalmic emergencies I see is usually not an emergency at all. Allergy symptoms in dogs and cats can sometimes be a little different than ours, so it’s not always easy for a pet-parent to identify. […]

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How to Be a Bother in Birth

May 2, 2016 NH Women Magazine

What is one thing you can do or say now or in the future to express how you feel or felt, to communicate your needs, wants, or expectations? What new thing are you willing to try? Whom do you need for support? Write it down; maybe even draw an image of this interaction. Who else is there, where are you, what does it look like for you to say what you need or want to say?
Regardless of any interaction you have had or will have in the future, what is still true about you as a mom, dad, parent or person, no matter what? What do you always know about yourself that comes from a place of valuing yourself as an individual? How can you bring that to each interaction you have? […]

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