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This is the corner where we attempt to address the current issues of the Haitian families. This section covers relationship, abuse, and any issue affecting the Haitian family

Important Adoption Tips You Can Use When Considering Adoption Plans

Many expectant mothers decide to give away their newly born kids in adoption plans because of varied reasons. It is important to note that no loving mother can just give away her newly born bundle of joy unless some circumstances have forced her to go on with the adoption plan.

Understanding this fact can work for you if you are on the lookout to execute the adoption plans.

You must understand that expectant mothers who are forced by circumstances to settle for adoption plans will be willing to give way their kids only if they will be sure that her kid will get the best parental care and love. It therefore follows you will benefit from this knowledge if you give the expectant mother the hint that you are caring and loving as she should love her kid to be raised by search a parent.

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How Pregnant Mothers Can Deal with Miscarriage during Pregnancy

Just like abortion, miscarriage is a traumatizing experience any pregnant mother can ever go through. The memories may remain long after the miscarriage has taken place. The memories are painful to handle by the traumatized mothers every time she reflects on the events that led to the miscarriage. Like abortion, the patient may experience insomnia as well as fear. Equally, the patient may develop emotional imbalance long after the event has occurred.

There are different effects that may be attributed to miscarriage. These contributory causes of miscarriage affecting the patient include unexpected shocks. The sad fact is that miscarriage is happening every passing day. In fact, reports have shown that 1 out of 4 pregnant mothers lose their unborn babies through miscarriage. Some mothers who abuse drugs and alcohol are risking having miscarriages in the lives. Others do not mind the environment they are exposing themselves into thus they are risking miscarriages.

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs Help Reduce Unwanted Children

Teen pregnancy rates have fallen over the last 20 years largely due to many teen pregnancy prevention-programs. Education about preventing an unwanted pregnancy comes from several sources. Planned Parenthood, teen mentoring, comprehensive sex education, and pregnancy prevention aids have been helping to reduce pregnancy and birth rates for teen girls.

Teen mentoring programs teach life skills to prepare them for adult responsibilities. They also emphasize relationship skills, using adult and older teen volunteers to teach healthy boundary-setting and how to say no.

Two schools of thought offer advice on how to prevent teen pregnancies. Christians argue the best way to prevent unwanted pregnancies is by abstaining from sex. They go by the teaching that the procreative act should only take place within a marriage. More realistic sex educators assert the use of pregnancy-prevention aids and knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) will lower teen pregnancy rates.

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Consequences That Deadbeat Parents Face

Deadbeat parents pertain to a non-custodial mother or father who continuously fails to pay for child support. Many parents who have been ordered by a court to provide a certain amount of financial support to their kids have child support debt. This is because of various reasons such as financial incapability, loss of job, and other emergencies that affected the parent's ability to cover the child support. However, according to a study, there are also non-custodial parents who intentionally refuse to pay as a form of strike against their lack of visitation rights.

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How to Defend Your Choice to Be Childfree

"Go forth and multiply", this statement by God is what made the first human beings in the Bible, Adam and Eve, to bear many children. With this in mind, reproduction has always been a common human activity and is one of the most significant aspects of being human.

The traditional family is composed of a man, a woman, and their children. Married couples are expected to have children, it is the norm. But as generations and times change, some single individuals and couples prefer not having children of their own. The reason behind their decision may be simple or complex and most likely be viewed by others as ridiculous and unreasonable. This sensitive matter sometimes cause family conflicts and rifted as close family members and relatives may not likely understand.

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Eco-Villages Have Brought Hope to Quake Survivors

The 2010 quake brought drastic changes to the majority of Haitian population. This is the day that an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 hit the city of Port-au-Prince and the neighboring cities of Leogane, Jacmel and Petit-Goave. It flattened buildings, leaving many people homeless. Many of them were left under the rubbles fighting for their Lives. Many were badly injured and others left homeless. Life could never be normal again. People had to move to rural areas to seek accommodation from friends, relatives or well wishers.

After the quake, many people have found hope in starting eco-villages. These villages are headed by Chavannes Jean Baptiste who acts as the leader and the president of an organization called Mouvman Peyizan Papaye, MPP. This organization was formed in Haiti for the last forty years in order to promote food security in Haiti. The eco-villages formed under the MPP holds ten families.

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Aid Accessory Gifts for Elderly People

Elderly people, who have become weakened with age or certain medical conditions, need help managing their daily activities. Below is a list of gifts to give an elderly person to help make their lives easier.

For people who don't have a caretaker helping them dress, buy them elastic shoelaces, a stocking pull-on, button aid, zipper puller, and dressing-aid stick.

People with other mobility problems could benefit from the Clap-On, Clap-Off remote switch for lamps or TVs, an over-bed table, a shoulder-support telephone receiver extender; and a well-equipped lap desk.

People no longer ambulatory need an electric wheelchair, a wheelchair clamp-on umbrella, and sunglass clip-on reading magnifiers.

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Top 100 Dog Names

Dogs are man's ultimate best friends from the animal kingdom. Dogs as pets involve the process of naming them, which is very crucial. According to some, what an individual names his or her dog reflects back at the person. This also involves how a person sees his or her dog and the person's relationship with the canine.

When it comes to choosing the right name for a puppy, there are a few tips to consider. First is that the name should not be too long, a three to five-letter name will do. Another tip is that the name should be familiar and easy to use when the dog's name shall be used to make different commands. People should be really careful in naming their dogs, especially in terms of breed and size. The name Bogart for example would most likely refer to a masculine type of breed or a big dog while the name Chloe would most likely refer to a feminine type of breed or a small dog.

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Abortion or Birth after Rape

The instances of rape have been at its highest in recent years. It has been considered as one of the most heinous crimes that could ever be committed, especially to women. Rape has destroyed thousands of lives of women, mostly young girls, as they will forever hold the painful memory of having been forced into intercourse against their will. Most of them who went through this traumatic ordeal have lived a life of shame and depression, even resulting to committing suicide and throwing their life away by different means such as prostitution. What makes matters worse for some victims is that the crime committed to their bodies has sprung with the possibility of a life growing inside their bellies.

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Teen Pregnancies Rates Offer No Answers to its Causes

Although teen pregnancy rates have been falling since 1991, girls who have not graduated high school remain susceptible to pregnancy. Statistics for unmarried teen pregnancies in the U.S. show rates as being higher than any other developed nation.

The Unmarried Teen birth rate showed a decrease over a five-year period, from 1991-1996. In 1991, statistics showed a 12% drop in birth rates among teen girls (62 births for every 1,000 pregnancies), to 54 births for the same number of pregnancies in 1996. Similar rates of decrease occurred in all other ethnic groups.

By 1996, the teen birth rate statistics showed 63 births for every 1000 girls, among 15-19 year olds. Decreases in teen birth rates across all ethnicities showed Latino teen girls as most susceptible to pregnancy, with just a 15% decrease from 1991-1996. Among African-American and Caucasian groups, decreases of 23% and 24%, respectively, in birth rates, reflected a significant deviation from the Latino group.

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