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Attorney and bioethisist Mark Leach will be talking to us about his upcoming presentation at the National Down Syndrome Congress Convention: "The New Era of Prenatal Testing: Answering Questions About the New Age of Genetics." If anyone knows the most current information on this topic it's Mark! Join us as we talk about his important work within the Down syndrome community and hear his thoughts about what we, as parents of adults who have Down syndrome, can do to help.
From an article by Maureen Wallace in AllParenting:
"Mark is dogged in his passion not only for his own daughter but for all people with Down syndrome," says Dr. Brian Skotko, co-director of the Down Syndrome Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.
You can also find Mark on Twitter and LinkedIn
The world is facing unprecedented crisis. Are you tired of hearing it’s all about the economy or global warming? The real solution lies with families. Dr. Julie Gerland tells us how maternal empowerment from the moment of conception will save the world!
What is The Global Prenatal Initiative? The Global Prenatal Initiative (GPI) is an initiative of the UN ECOSOC Commission of the World Organisation of Prenatal Education Associations (OMAEP), and is in partnership with the 20th Anniversary of the United Nations International Year of Families. The GPI is an awareness raising campaign.
About the GPI Founder: Dr. Julie Gerland is the Chief United Nations Representative for the World Organisation of Prenatal Education Associations (OMAEP) an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the UN/ECOSOC. She is a pioneer, co-author of three award-winning celebrity anthologies, international lecturer and advocate in the field of very early parenting from pre-conception to the first year after birth.
Dr. Jennifer Daniels' show topic this week is How Prenatal Care Shatters the Security of the Womb.
Infant mortaity in the United States is as much as double that of other developed countries. At the same time, the cost of prenatal care and delivery is much higher. ??Could it be that the care itself is somehow responsible for the increased infant mortality?
On this show, Dr Daniels examines the interventions that happen from the date pregnancy is diagnosed to the first day of life. You listen and You decide. The scourage of prenatal care.
Join TJN's resident nurses, Sharon Cole and Carol Porter, as they explore the world of hygiene - the first line of defense for human health and wellness. Every week Sharon and Carol look into what can be done as a whole to ensure our daily health from head to toe! Topic: Labor and Deliver
Join Sara Bingham, WeeHands Founder and author of The Baby Signing Book, each week as she shares parenting tips, language development strategies, and the joys of connecting with your baby, toddler and/or preschool child.
Since 2001, WeeHands has been an industry-leading children's sign language and language development program delivered through interactive, fun classes, as well as a line of tailored products. In 2014, WeeHands became part of Morneau Shepell’s Children's Support Solutions, an organization that provides health-centered and educational services to children with differences to help them reach their potential.
This week, Sara will chat with Ada DiGiacopo, an instructor and personal trainer with Mommy & Baby Fitness. Mommy and Baby Fitness Workout and Play™ is an interactive and innovative program designed for new moms and their babies to enjoy. On this show we'll chat about fitness health for new moms.
Today's show will cover recent health news including prescription painkiller epidemic, RA and the gut, type 1 diabetes and the gut, CVD risks, Meditation, Superbug outbreak, prenatal vitamins and Iodine, EHR's, carmal color and cancer, phthalates and fertility, flame retardants and health, statins and parkinsons, multiple sclerosis, fake studies, toxicity of OTC, measles vaccines.
Each week Dr. Epley, D.C., C.C.W.P, and Dr. Gofourth, D.C. will discuss current health news and noteworthy studies, and their impact on out health. Our emphysis is primarily on toxicity, deficiency and stress negatively effects our health, and how eating well, moving well, and thinking well can reverse and prevent these negative effects.
In today’s segment we are discussing prenatal care and the Surgeon General’s Call to Action- The Call to Action details how people and organizations can contribute to the health of mothers and their children with regard to breastfeeding. This Call to Action came about as a result of the use of formula versus breast milk and the increase of risks to the baby’s health associated with not breastfeeding.
This show will feature Judith Beaulieu, RN, BSN, MIS, CHC, RYI.
1. What’s new for you from Diane & Liz [5:09]
2. Shout Out: Dr. Amy Myers and her new book, The Autoimmune Solution [10:46]
3. Shout Out 2: Balanced Bites podcast [13:02]
4. Not eating paleo yet; doctor says I have signs of IBS. Do you think he’s right? [18:48]
5. Career change into nutrition; NTA or Bauman? [26:10]
6. Vitamins A and D and keratosis pilaris [42:16]
7. Diane’s Kitchen tip: beef jerky recipe tips and storage [53:39]
8. Liz’s fertility tip of the week: probiotics in pregnancy [57:34]
Mary-Frances Garber is a genetic counselor who provides Supportive Genetic Counseling, complementing what is traditionally offered in medical centers. Supportive Genetic Counseling is for women and their partners who have experienced pregnancy loss, stillbirth, pregnancies affected with abnormalities, or for individuals or families with the recent diagnosis
of a genetic condition.
“My focus is on the emotional responses patients and their partners may have following various obstetrical and genetic complications. Each person is unique in the way they respond to these issues. It is my goal to listen to you, help you cope with your emotional response and facilitate healing and moving forward with your life.”
Mary-Frances Garber is a board certified, licensed genetic counselor who earned her B.S. in Molecular Genetics from the University of Rochester and her M.S. in Human Genetics from Sarah Lawrence College. Having worked for 11 years in a high-risk obstetrical setting in the Antenatal Diagnostic Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, she gained extensive counseling experience. She has worked with many families having various genetic, chromosomal or developmental conditions. She is now in private practice focusing on patients with concerns surrounding compromised pregnancy outcomes, a recent diagnosis of a birth defect or genetic condition, and those in the process of obtaining a diagnosis for their child.
Mike and Joyce speak with Mary-Frances about her work.
See her website at http://www.listeningreflectinghealing.com/
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