Early last year we started investigating the idea of adding a second cochlear implant because we were having issues with my daughter being able to hear us when we were…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on March 4, 2014 at 7:09pm — No Comments
My daughter was born deaf and wears two cochlear implants. While the cochlear implants have changed her life, she is still considered deaf and relies on sign language when her batteries or if there is something wrong with her implants. It wasn’t unheard of my daughter going without an implant for several weeks when she only had one implant. We decided to get her a …Continue
After my daughter received her cochlear implant in 2001, she has continued to have ongoing speech and language delays. These delays are a direct result of my own personal decision to wait so long to have her surgery. Looking back, I would have done things…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on May 6, 2013 at 12:50pm — No Comments
I'm amazed how many moms would opt for breast implants if they had the opportunity.
And I'm amazed how many moms believe the myth that breastfeeding was the cause for their sagging breasts. Pregnancy and factors like smoking causes breasts to sag, not breastfeeding.
As a breastfeeding advocate, I don't want that myth to be the…
Added by Tara Williams on February 1, 2010 at 5:47pm — No Comments