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Ask MomRN Show - Organ Donation, Loving the Pregnant You

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Every ten minutes another person is added to the waiting list for an organ transplant, but a new survey shows that even though many people are in favor of organ donation, they aren't registering. Professional snowboarder Chris Klug knows firsthand about the need for organ donation. He's the first-ever organ transplant recipient to earn a bronze medal and he joins us now along with David Fleming, CEO of Donate Life America, to discuss the need for organ donation and the latest survey results.

Have you ever heard of the term “Burn to Learn”? Research shows that when students eat healthy and are more physically active, they do better in school. With the help of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—known as CDC—communities nationwide are putting this research into practice, year-round. Annie Lionberger, Senior Manager of Student Wellness in the Office of Student Health and Wellness at Chicago Public Schools, tells us how we can all chip in to help fight childhood obesity and get kids in our own hometown on track to improved health and better grades.
 

Amy Riley is the author of Loving the Pregnant You, a book for women who are thoughtfully creating their pregnancies. The book shares stories from a variety of women with different circumstances, and their approaches to pregnancy, to help readers find inspiration and ideas that will uniquely work for them.

Whether you are a brand new parent or have teenagers leaving the nest in a few short years, MomRN has advice, support, and encouragement to help you on your journey through parenthood. Her expertise has helped thousands of parents as they strive to be the best parents they can be. Join MomRN and her expert guests each week for practical advice for raising a happy, healthy family.

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