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Preparing for a natural disaster

Preparing for a natural disaster

Natural disasters such as floods, tornadoes, wildfires, or hurricanes are events that bring an extreme amount of stress. Being prepared can help you c ...
Hurricanes and Zika

Hurricanes and Zika

Our hearts go out to all those experiencing the devastating effects of the recent hurricanes. In the days after a hurricane when there is widespread f ...
Breastfeeding after a natural disaster

Breastfeeding after a natural disaster

Every year nearly 850,000 people in the US are affected by a natural disaster. When a disaster strikes, power can go out, water supplies can become co ...
Preparing your child for a natural disaster

Preparing your child for a natural disaster

Natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornadoes, wildfires, or hurricanes, can affect children differently than they do adults. Disasters cause an ex ...
Preparing for disasters when you have a child with special needs

Preparing for disasters when you have a child with special needs

It is important to know what to do to protect yourself and your family in case of an emergency.  It is essential that you know what to do if you have ...
Feeding a newborn after a disaster

Feeding a newborn after a disaster

In emergency situations, babies have an increased need for the disease-fighting factors and the comfort provided by breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is es ...
Are you ready for Frankenstorm?

Are you ready for Frankenstorm?

Halloween is coming and so, apparently, is a storm to match The Perfect Storm. Radio and TV weather reports have hurricane Sandy set to impact million ...
Hurricane hype serves a purpose

Hurricane hype serves a purpose

Whenever I turned on the TV over the weekend, I saw a lot of coverage of tropical storm Isaac and its threat to Florida and the Republican National Co ...