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  • Mom to Be

    Pregnancy: Life Event or Disease?

    Pregnancy: Life Event or Disease?

    Posted 8:00 PM 4/22/2014 by My719Daddy Blogger - Dr. Kurt Perkins

    Pregnancy care needs updating. The US has the highest infant mortality rate of any developed nation in the world. The US has the highest C-section rate. The US has the highest rates of children with chronic illness. We use ultrasound more than any other nation. The answers to these poor outcomes (More)


  • 719 Moms - Childrens Health

    Depression in Kids

    Depression in Kids

    Posted 8:00 PM 4/8/2014 by My719Daddy Blogger - Dr. Kurt Perkins

    It's estimated that 1 in 30 kids (youth up to age 18) are depressed. Teens especially have it rough, but is it because of just the emotional things that happen in life like a family member passing, parents getting divorced, or being bullied at school? Honestly, those circumstances have been (More)


  • 719 Moms - Childrens Health

    Swish Cheese or Mandatory Vaccine Logic...which has more holes?

    Swish Cheese or Mandatory Vaccine Logic...which has more holes?

    Posted 8:00 PM 4/1/2014 by My719Daddy Blogger - Dr. Kurt Perkins

    The vaccine debate grows stronger in Colorado. By debate, I'm referring to the parent's choice to vaccinate vs. the state's mandate to limit and potentially take away a parent's choice. Currently, Colorado has medical, religious, and philosophical exemptions for parents and their children. The (More)


  • 719 Moms - Childrens Health

    Are Schools Promoting ADHD and Obesity?

    Are Schools Promoting ADHD and Obesity?

    Posted 10:30 AM 3/19/2014 by My719Daddy Blogger - Dr. Kurt Perkins

    There's a saying that I hold near and dear to my heart and to my decision making.

    "Incongruencies lead to destruction."

    Incongruency could be substituted for hypocrisy. You have a value for something yet your actions don't match up. The level of destruction is proportional to the (More)


  • Activities

    Life Lessons Your Child Can Learn from Motocross

    Life Lessons Your Child Can Learn from Motocross

    Posted 8:00 PM 3/12/2014 by Allison Drew - My719Mom Contributor

    Maybe your child was left in awe after seeing a video of Travis Pastrana landing a double back flip. Or perhaps you took your children to see a monster truck show, only to have them fall in love with the supercross riders who performed as the warm-up for the main event. Either way, you have a (More)


  • Martial Arts Moms

    Meet USTC Mom - Kelly!

    Meet USTC Mom - Kelly!

    Posted 8:00 PM 3/5/2014

    My name is Kelly Dias, I started my taekwondo journey in November of 2011. My son had participated in an after school program and loved both the instructors and the sport. He desperately wanted to continue. When it became clear that the class times would interfere with my gym time, I decided to (More)


  • 719Moms - Hot Topics

    Mystery Illness Causes Polio-Like Symptoms in Children

    Mystery Illness Causes Polio-Like Symptoms in Children

    Posted 8:51 PM 2/25/2014

    There is a strange illness causing polio-like symptoms in California children.  Doctors say it has affected anywhere from 5 to 25 children and could spread. (More)


  • Mom to Be

    Ask The Doula: Treating Depression and Anxiety During Pregnancy

    Ask The Doula: Treating Depression and Anxiety During Pregnancy

    Posted 8:00 PM 2/23/2014 by My719Mommy Blogger - Jennifer DeBrito

    Dear Jen,I have been taking both 5-HTP and L-lysine for about 6 months as an alternative to conventional meds for anxiety/OCD. Also, low serotonin. They have worked REALLY well with no side effects and I have been thrilled and felt better the past 6 months than I have in a long time. (More)


  • 719Moms - Moms ask moms

    The Future of Online Learning

    The Future of Online Learning

    Posted 8:00 PM 2/21/2014 by My719Mommy Blogger - Savannah

    With technology constantly changing and improving, its effects on our society must be doing the same. For the mommies out there, this means our children's worlds are changing, and before we know it, their world will be vastly different from the one we grew up in.

    One of the areas that (More)


  • Mom to Be

    10 Easy Steps to the Best Doctor or Midwife

    10 Easy Steps to the Best Doctor or Midwife

    Posted 8:00 PM 2/16/2014 by My719Mommy Blogger - Jennifer DeBrito

    A trusting relationship with your healthcare provider is perhaps the single most important factor that you can control in ensuring a positive childbirth experience for you and your family. So, how can you determine who will be the best fit for you? While many people choose their OB/GYN or CNM (More)


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