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Pregnancy

Pro-Lifers, Are You Pushing Women Away From the Gospel?

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As a Christian, I am constantly bombarded by social media posts about abortion. As I read them, more often than not, I ask myself, “What about the women?” To remove any doubt about where I stand on the issue, let…
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Teaching our Kids to Communicate with Us

I think as parents sometimes we hesitate to discuss certain topics with our children because it is uncomfortable for us.  However, kids sometimes find themselves in very difficult situations and do not seek help because they are either afraid to…
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Preventing Stretch Marks While Pregnant

  8.5 Months (Second Pregnancy) Okay, I have read quite a few articles that seem to be pretty doom and gloom about stretch marks.  What I have read is that it is mostly genetic and if you have good genes,…
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Running A Mud Run While Pregnant

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Okay, so I know there are a few of you out there who are just a little bit crazy like me who would consider running a race while knowing you are pregnant.   I ran the Pennsylvania Spartan Sprint 2011 (4+…
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Preventing Excessive Weight Gain During Pregnancy

My first pregnancy I gained a lot more weight than I should have.  I worked out on a regular basis, but I was constantly eating more than was necessary.  And anyone that has been pregnant knows how hard it is…
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