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Despite the first-ever baby being born via IVF turning 40 this year, IVF can still feel like a hit or miss field with many more chances for failure than opportunities for producing a new life.When you’re going through infertility...
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I heard my toddler cry out in the middle of the night and ran to him. I found him standing at the gate to his bedroom door, scooped him up and told him what I’ve told both kids every...
With summer in full swing throughout the United States most people are thinking of sunshine, swimming and backyard barbecues. But this year there is also something else you should be thinking about; bugs. Due to the unusually warm winter and...
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Forget the old days when you picked a baby name from a baby book. That’s archaic. There’s a new way to pick your baby’s name today - see what domain names are available.According to research from OnePoll sponsored on...
From comfort food to the healthiest fare, Chicago Gourmet “Rock the Fork” proved that the city is a foodie’s paradise one bite at a time.Sponsored by Bon Appetit and COUNTRY Financial, Chicago Gourmet is like a celebration for chefs...
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