Liz Freeman Naples Daily News Published 8:45 AM EST Nov 23, 2018 On the six-month anniversary of her heart transplant, Lucia Torres rolled over for the first time. It’s one of many milestones and miracles for the baby whose first birthday is Dec. 8. “We call her brave heart,” her mother, Annie Torres, 32, said. “We feel she has totally earned her title. She has made it through so many more battles than anyone would encounter in one lifetime.” Previously: Five-month-old Naples infant gets miracle heart transplant And: Naples infant needs heart transplant Lucia sits mesmerized on the floor of her Naples Park home watching “Moana,” the Disney animated film. She has inquisitive brown eyes and dimples she got from her father, Victor Torres, also 32. She loves to clap and wave her arms in the air, seemingly oblivious to the tube attached to her tummy. She still has some oral aversion to liquids in her throat after being intubated at Joe … [Read more...] about Naples family celebrates holidays with healthy baby after heart transplant
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Diane Daniel, The Washington Post Published 12:28 pm PDT, Thursday, September 27, 2018 Zoë Polk and son Quincy at Marin Headlands in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in California. Zoë Polk and son Quincy at Marin Headlands in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in California. Photo: Photo Courtesy Of Zoë Polk From left, Maura, Jack, Rowan and Bobby Marko catch a ride across Moose Lake during a 2017 canoe camping trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota. From left, Maura, Jack, Rowan and Bobby Marko catch a ride across Moose Lake during a 2017 canoe camping trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota. Photo: Bobby Marko Rowan Marko tests the water. "Everyone asks, 'Don't the kids want to jump out?' " Maura says. "But no. They both can sit in a canoe for such a long time." … [Read more...] about Tips and ideas for getting outdoors with a baby or toddler
REVERE — In her three-bedroom duplex with a sloping backyard overlooking the rolling hills of the neighborhood, Patricia Carbajal thought about the life she’d worked so hard to build and everything that was now at risk. Curled up in her bed was her 4-year-old daughter, Camila, who wanted to snuggle. Downstairs was the television that Patricia wanted to be near. She was anxiously awaiting word on whether the Trump administration would cancel the program that has allowed her to live and work in the United States — a status given to her and tens of thousands of other Honduran immigrants nearly two decades ago, regardless of whether they had come to the United States legally.“You want to go downstairs and watch the news with mommy?” Patricia asked. “Vamos a cocinar. I have to cook.”What she really had to do was listen to the news. And so, curled up for a few minutes more with Camila, she strained to hear the Univision report on the TV downstairs.So … [Read more...] about After 19 years, the US has become home. But for how much longer?
.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........Alexa Sulvetta’s hospital bill includes a trauma activation fee. (Heidi de Marco/KHN/TNS)On the first morning of Jang Yeo Im’s vacation to San Francisco in 2016, her 8-month-old son, Park Jeong Whan, fell off the bed in the family’s hotel room and hit his head.There was no blood, but the baby was inconsolable. Jang and her husband worried he might have an injury they couldn’t see, so they called 911, and an ambulance took the family — tourists from South Korea — to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH).ADVERTISEMENTThe doctors at the hospital quickly determined that baby Jeong Whan was fine — just a little bruising on his nose and forehead. He took a short nap in his mother’s arms, drank some infant formula and was discharged a few … [Read more...] about A baby was treated with a nap and a bottle of formula. The bill was $18,000.
Paula Reece Special to the Register Published 6:19 p.m. UTC Jul 11, 2018 Whether you haven’t missed the Iowa State Fair since you were a child or you haven’t yet tried out the Fair with a toddler in tow, we’ve got some advice, and hopefully a new idea or two, for you. Plan ahead Winging it is for the birds, especially when you’re taking kids to the Fair. Doing a little bit of homework ahead of time will help ensure it’s an enjoyable experience for them — and for you. Get out your phone and download the Register's Food Finder app and the Iowa State Fair app. Not only will you find the most updated schedule but you’ll also be able to search for buildings, events and vendors once you get to the Fair, and get directions based on your location within the Fairgrounds. The app also includes an aerial view map, which you can use ahead of time to plan your walking route to avoid backtracking or to build in scheduled breaks in … [Read more...] about How to make the 2018 Iowa State Fair a fun experience for kids and families