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Wheelchair accessible crib and changing table

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I don’t usually use things that are accommodated for people in wheelchairs. My house looks a lot like anyone else’s house. But baby stuff is a little different. It’s awkward for normal people, I think. I wasn’t especially concerned about it, but Muffy Davis, a friend of mine and an all-round awesome person, said she […]

July 7, 2017

Fathering from a wheelchair

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I Know How He Does It: Parenting From A Wheelchair “Honey, I just took a pregnancy test and it came out positive.” My husband’s response to this news was typical of his reaction to most things. He was calm, collected, thoughtful. He smiled at me, took a deep breath and said, “OK.” We both stared […]

July 6, 2017

Parenting by the Numbers

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It’s incredible that anyone who has raised five kids and is now helping with her 14 grandchildren can survive with the calm demeanor that 56-year-old Tammy Johnson possesses, especially since she has been dealing with a C5-6 SCI since she was 14. She and her husband Todd, 60, are doing what a lot of empty […]

July 4, 2017

Many ways to start a family

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Ditch the popcorn and excessively large soda — starting a family on wheels takes a bit more thought than Seth Rogen’s on-screen character drunkenly spreading his seed in the movie, Knocked Up. We’re talking real life family planning — bun-in-the-oven style — for chair users. Whether it’s the old fashioned way, in vitro fertilization, surrogacy […]

July 3, 2017

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