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It’s not often a baby makes it to its own baby shower.
For many, the people who have played a part in shaping U.S. history are icons, or chapters in a history book. Eleanor Roosevelt is one of those icons, but to Tucson’s Nina Roosevelt Gibson she is also known as just grandma.
Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa has announced Jeffrey Schott as its new spa director at the Sonoran Spa. Along with this new hire, Westward Look has additionally named 3-year associate Christopher McLaren as the new catering sales manager.
ARRIAGA, Chiapas, Mexico – As night falls, Samuel Carcamo, in a gray button-up shirt and cuffed jeans, stands on the tracks with dozens of other migrants waiting to climb on top of the northbound freight known as “The Train of Death.”
It wasn’t until 10 years later that Elisa Jennings could thank the people who saved her daughter’s life. Though she wishes it could have been sooner, Elisa is now showing her appreciation through raising awareness for the nonprofit organization, March for Dimes.
A baby’s first steps are one of the most precious moments in life, and the March of Dimes believes every baby deserves a healthy first step. Take your own first steps by joining March for Babies and make sure more babies get that chance. Join us in walking together for stronger, healthier babies.
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At first, the concept of eating flowers may seem somewhat unusual, but if you have ever had broccoli or cauliflower then you’ve eaten flowers! Humans have been eating flowers for millennia, in many different cultures and in some truly tasty dishes. Desert peoples are no exception. They found many ways to use the desert plants around them.
This year saw an epic catalogue of YouTube hits. From twerking to shaking to cute kids, 2013 had hundreds of viral trends to remember— some with reverence, others with disgust and others still with sheer confusion.
Expecting a baby? Ensuring that your baby boy or girl has a healthy start to life begins with good prenatal care. Prenatal care refers to the care you receive for yourself and your baby during your entire pregnancy. Following a prenatal care plan can positively impact both you and your baby’s health by minimizing pregnancy complications, decreasing the likelihood of birth defects and easing postpartum recovery. It’s important to begin prenatal care early – and see your doctor regularly – to get the maximum benefit for you and your developing baby.
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Little sleep came to them that night in Russia. Scared, nervous and emotionally charged, Brian and Pam Freeman could not get a small redhead, brown-eyed boy out of their minds. Tomorrow they would meet him for the second time, but this time he would leave his homeland of Russia and fly across the ocean to his new home in the United States.
When it comes to thinking about a future, many think about money and success. Few think they will focus solely on giving back by devoting an entire career to non-profits.
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At the March of Dimes, we promise to work tirelessly toward the day when all babies are born healthy.
In order to continue to provide services and educate the public on the importance of decreasing the number of premature births taking place each year, the March of Dimes hosts fundraisers aimed at getting those most affected to participate.
Zane Kirkendall was born three months premature, and at 13 inches long, weighed just one pound, six ounces. Described by doctors as a fighter, the infant survived for 13 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit before his underdeveloped lungs gave in.
In Arizona, 85,000 babies were born last year and the March of Dimes helped each and every one of them through 75 years of research, vaccines and breakthroughs.
The annual March for Babies event will be held at Reid Park on Saturday, April 27.
In Arizona last year, the March of Dimes helped more than 85,000 babies who were born premature, continuing 75 years of work to keep babies healthy.