Taken from Babycenter.com: Your baby is more than 11 inches long and weighs just over a pound. He may be able to feel your movements now, so put on some fun tunes and dance around the house. No matter what race your baby is, his skin is red and wrinkled at this stage and will likely look pink or reddish at birth. Blood vessels that show through your baby's … [Read more...] about 23 weeks pregnant
When I had Madison, the date we were shooting for (with all of my preterm labor issues) was 26 weeks. A baby could survive (with or without problems) at 26 weeks. Madison is now 3 years old. I ended up making it to term with no problems. I was reading today and they have changed the viable date. Infants born on the cusp of the 23 week period are now … [Read more...] about Pregnant and waiting
I posted about this last week. Here's what the NEW budget does to services: Public Health: 12 of 26 clinics will be closed. Dentistry will remain at Stroger Hospital Law Enforcement: 144 jobs in the state's attorney's office including 43 prosecutors 61 court deputies and 35 sheriff's police cut Who is cutting? Bureau of Health: … [Read more...] about Cook County Budget: What does it mean?
If you live in Illinois and feel that you have been a victim of a tow truck scam, you need to contact Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's consumer fraud hotline at (800) 386-5438 or file a complaint on the attorney general's website: www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov. What has been happening in Chicago is atrocious. Tow trucks are showing up at … [Read more...] about Tow Truck Scam
This issue ties in with my post a couple of days ago regarding whether the war is good. The Military Commissions Act of 2006 was upheld by a federal appeals court (in a 2 to 1 decision) last week. Habeas corpus is now on life support. The case was regarding those "enemy combatants" at Guantanamo Bay. All they were asking for was the right to appear before … [Read more...] about Freedom Alert