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Kid Science Costumes

It’s that time of year. Pumpkin patches are the place to be and your cup runneth over with Apple Cider. Halloween is quickly approaching. Have you made your science costumes yet? I had a wonderful plan for my kids’ group Halloween costumes. My infant was going to be a peapod while my toddler would wear a robe and look like a …

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Non-invasive Prenatal Screening: How it Works and Why it Matters

I figure if I’m going to offer up some sciencey stuff related to parenting, the best place to start is part of my professional background: prenatal genetics. I will caution that if you are going to have ANY genetic testing performed (NIPS, carrier screening, karyotype, etc.) you should consult a genetic counselor. They are awesome explainers. If you are currently …

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