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Join us as we talk about Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and meet families affected by this devastating birth defect on Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Action Day, April 19th!
Host - Dawn Williamson, President of CHERUBS
12:00 - 12:15 pm - Nicki Young (mother of survivor Anderson, calling from Arizona)
12:15 - 12:30 pm - Sara Ysasi (mother of survivor Aubrey Mae, calling from Texas)
12:30 - 12:45 pm - James and Christie Korneygay (parents of cherub due, Evelyn from NC)
12:45 - 1:00 pm - Jessica Jackman (mother of non-survivor, Quinn, calling from BC, Canada)
1:00 - 1:15 pm - Amber Winthers (mother of non-survivor Amelia, calling from SD)
1:15 - 1:30 pm - Ericka Atkins (mother of survivor, Bryson, calling from Georgia)
1:30 - 1:45 pm - Todd Mears (father of non-survivor, Paislee, calling in from Alaska)
1:45 - 2:00 pm - Paul Woodward (father of survivor London, calling from California)
2:00 - 2:15 pm - Hope Clyde (mother of survivor Tyler, calling from Utah)
2:15 - 2:30 pm - Janice Crawford (mother of survivor Angel, calling from NC)
2:30 - 2:45 pm - Kevin Todd (from Merchant Match)
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) occurs when the diaphragm fails to form or to close totally and an opening allows abdominal organs into the chest cavity. This inhibits lung growth.
CDH occurs in approximately 1 in every 2,500 births (1,600 cases in the U.S. each year). The diaphragm is formed in the first trimester of pregnancy and controls the lungs' ability to inhale and exhale. The cause of CDH is not yet known.
CHERUBS - The Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Awareness, and Support
Founded in 1995, we are an international charity, helping over 5000 families in 60 countries.
"Rainbow babies" are babies who are conceived after women have experienced a stillbirth or after a baby has died. We will discuss the process one woman has decided to go through in order to have her own rainbow baby, who is helping her and how others who have lost a baby to a congenital heart defect might find hope in giving birth to a healthy baby.
What are the concerns a mother might have in getting pregnant again after having lost a child to a congenital heart defect? What is the likelihood a woman will have more than one child with a congenital heart defect? How do women deal with infertility after having lost a baby to stillbirth or death? These are some of the issues we will address during this episode.
In this show we will be covering models of healing coming from a broad range of disciplines, integrating the best of modern science with the best of the healing wisdom that has been transmitted to us from the most ancient cultures.
Dr. Renè David Alkalay is a life-long student of meditation, Yoga science, Kabbalah, and the religious and philosophical texts of the East and West, and is the author of numerous articles and books. In private practice as a naturopathic practitioner since 1980, he provides holistic services at the Genesis Tree of Life Wellness Center offering help with nutrition, weight management, pain and illnesses, fitness and holistic treatment for cancer patients. Genesis Society (501 c3) is the not-for-profit organization Dr. Renè David Alkalay offers help to veterans and yoga classes for children with cancer.
Frank's guest's will be Dee and Krystal Sanford. Krystal suffers from Hydrocephalus, sometimes known as water on the brain, which is the buildup of too much cerebrospinal fluid in the brain cavity. Krystal also has a twin sister, who has had a TBI. They were born prematurely...Not without complication.
Join them for an exciting story of perservence and unyielding determination to get her story out. This is quite an eye opening interview.
Dr. G Paul Dempsey is a pediatrician and the medical director of Quinte Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine in Belleville, Ontario.
His other professional experience includes: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and licensed in the Province of Ontario and the State of Maryland, Past President of the Quinte Health Care Professional Staff Association and previously Chief of Pediatrics at Quinte Health Care
Past Director, Quinte Health Care.
Quinte Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine is a community pediatric practice that provides medical care to infants, children and adolescents. Lead by pediatrician Dr. Gerald Paul Dempsey, they strive to provide expertise in medicine, timely service and up-to-date resources to our patients and to referring physicians. While they aren’t a primary care facility, they do offer a variety of services that you won’t find anywhere else.
Dr Dempsey sees patients that have been referred by physicians for medical consultation, our Special Kids, Special Care services, and Sport Medicine Clinic. As with medical consultation, his Special Kids, Special Care services for children with special needs are by hospital or physician referral only. Some of the conditions for which shared care would be an option include: cerebral palsy, congenital heart diseases, Down Syndrome and other genetic disorders, epilepsy and other problems.
In Special Kids, Special Care situations, patients continue ongoing primary care with their family doctor, while he assumes responsibility for monitoring and coordinating care of medical issues which require specialized training, or additional time not available to most family physicians. Ultimately each diagnosis has a different list of needs and as such the treatment options he handles vary on a case by case basis.
Once children are in school, personnel often notice indicators of child neglect such as poor hygiene, poor weight gain, inadequate medical care, or frequent absences from school. Professionals have defined four types of neglect: physical, emotional, educational, and medical.
Neglect has received significantly less attention than physical and sexual abuse by practitioners, researchers, and the media.
* Child neglect is defined as a type of maltreatment related to the failure to provide needed, age-appropriate care. Unlike physical and sexual abuse, neglect is usually typified by an ongoing pattern of inadequate care and is readily observed by individuals in close contact with the child. Once children are in school, personnel often notice indicators of child neglect such as poor hygiene, poor weight gain, inadequate medical care, or frequent absences from school. Professionals have defined four types of neglect: physical, emotional, educational, and medical.
More children suffer from neglect in the United States than from physical and sexual abuse combined. During 2005, 62.8 percent of victims experienced neglect, 16.6 percent were physically abused, 9.3 percent were sexually abused, 7.1 percent were emotionally or psychologically maltreated, and 2.0 percent were medically neglected. In addition, 14.3 percent of victims experienced such "other" types of maltreatment as abandonment, threats of harm to the child, and congenital drug addiction. States may code any maltreatment type that does not fall into one of the main categories—physical abuse, neglect, medical neglect, sexual abuse, and psychological or emotional maltreatment—as "other."
Being born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, or HLHS, over 2 decades ago meant a very uncertain future. Back then most of the children born with HLHS didn't survive. Only a handful made it to age 5 and naturally, as time went on more and more of our Survivors had hearts that began to fail or have problems requiring extra medications or pacemakers or extra surgeries -- some even needing heart transplants to survive. Today we have a handful of Survivors who have made it to their mid-twenties or beyond. Today's show features one such survivor.
Tune in to hear Myles Schweitzer share his advice and stories about how he seizes the day. As a 25-year-old HLHS Survivor, he is exceptional and I'm sure when you hear his story, you'll be inspired.
Source Nation! Join us tonight from 6-9 EST for our Healthy Cooking & Living Segment with, Chef Oliver, Dr. Julissa and Kathy B.
At 6, Join us tonight for another incredibly delicious, budget friendly meal. Chef Oliver's meal will be seared Salmon with mashed potatoes and root veggies. Tune in as Chef Oliver shows you how to prepare this meal in your kitchen. Be sure to follow the slideshow at 6:15 for step by step instructions in creating this amazing dish.
At 7, Join us for Healthy Living with Dr. Julissa, our Resident Naturopathic Dr, as she and Kathy discuss, 17 Symptoms Of Low Thyroid.
The Thyroid. The most recent statistics of Nov. 2012 indicate the following: 1 in every 4,000 babies is born with congenital hypothyroidism in the US (American Medical Women’s Association). This is of serious concern. The thyroid is the gland known as The Master of Metabolism of the body.
At 8, Join us for Total Life Changes with Kathy B and Special Guest Michelle Moore.
No stranger to network marketing, Michelle has worked with several companies throughout the past 30 years, but never found long term success with any of them due to her long battle with Sickle Cell Anemia. Over the past decade her focus shifted from making lots of money with a company, to finding a line of products that would improve her health, particularly something that would help with chronic fatigue and chronic pain. Michelle tried dozens of herbs, vitamins, supplements and juices. One day she was encouraged to try Iaso Tea. The rest is history!!! Total Life Changes has provided her with the products she was searching for. They worked and improved her health dramatically!!! Michelle is committed to sharing her story to others who are interested in what she takes and how she is building a business with TLC to provide a secure financial future for her and her family.
Allan is sought after as a coach for his knowledge, experience and most importantly his perspective and platform. Allan is blessed to even be alive today. He is the recipient of 5 life-saving miracles including 4 open-heart surgeries due to congenital heart defects (performed by friend and renowned cardiologist Albert Starr M.D.) and a cardiac arrest that left him dead for 26 minutes which later required an implantable defibrillator/pacemaker. Thousands of hours of dedication, knowledge and experience from within the greater medical community have kept his feet humbly planted.
Allan's chapter is titled, How to become relevant and visible to a Global Audience.
Allan's website is: www.allanwich.com
Allan lives in Fairview, Oregon.
Clay Nelson is a leadership development specialist, executive mentor, and the founder of Clay Nelson Life Balance, a firm specializing in empowering leaders to reach their greatest potential in both their professional and personal lives. For more than 35 years, the core of Clay’s personal and professional philosophy has revolved around work-life balance and accountability for learning, growing, and empowering others.
Clay’s website is: www. claynelsonlifebalance.com
Clay lives in Bozeman, Montana.
It's MomRN's birthday and today we are celebrating with the following fantastic guests and interviews!
There is really nothing more important than self-esteem. Did you know that 16.9% of high school students report being bullied? Did you know that 64% of students who are bullied never report it? Bullying is an epidemic problem in our schools today.
Actress Dee Wallace, who you will recognize as the mother from ET, has developed an amazing product that will teach children to love who they are, which in turn will create children who can love others. With her product BuppaLaPaloo, she has created a fabulous interactive toy, and a child’s best friend, that will promote self-love and will help nurture children and help them grow. Dee joins us to share why she created the bear and how you can help support this campaign to teach our children how to learn themselves and others. To support the Kickstarter campaign, visit http://kck.st/1VinMGt and pledge before the campaign ends on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 at 7:28 AM CDT.
Over 1 million babies worldwide are born each year with congenital heart defects. Joining us to discuss this serious problem is young actor, Max Page, best known as "Little Darth Vader" from the Super Bowl ad and for his role on the Young and the Restless soap opera. He is joined by his mom, Jennifer Page, and Dr. Mark Carlson from St. Jude Medical. Max was born with a congenital heart defect and received a new pacemaker last month.
Today's episode also includes helping teachers through Donors Choose and Sonic's Limeades for Learning initiative; money and happiness; cervical cancer screening & college drinking prevention.