We all have life-defining moments
when we are young, that stay with us. Mine was when I was in third grade. I
wanted to be a paleontologist. I spent that year in a gifted science program,
creating a timeline, showing the evolution of dinosaurs. My teacher arranged
for me to meet a real paleontologist at the world-famous Field Museum. The
by Danica Thornberry, L.Ac.
In these days of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, you have to almost be blind, to avoid seeing the constant posting of everyone else’s pregnancy announcements and kid photos. In a culture where “fertile female” may denote a certain level of elevated status, it’s hard to not have your confidence knocked when pregnan...
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Undergoing infertility treatment is...
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