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An ocean away: Care for laryngeal cleft brings Clara to Boston

My husband, Duncan, and I were living in London, England, when Clara was born. Although my pregnancy had started out like any other, I later developed severe polyhydramnios, an accumulation of amniotic fluid that can sometimes indicate the presence of certain congenital issues.

One patient’s story: our baby’s Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula

My husband Brain and I are about to celebrate our 14 year anniversary. A big milestone for any relationship, but after the hardships we’ve lived through in the past few years, it seems extra special. For the first 10 years of our marriage we tried for kids, but it never happened. Eventually we sort of…

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Working parents, please join the dicussion

Earlier this week Claire McCarthy, MD, wrote a Thrive post defending working mothers, in response to a study from the UK linking our busy schedules to increased rates of childhood obesity. The post generated a lot of discussion and several readers chimed in with some great advice for raising healthy kids while working full-time. What…

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