Confessions of a Dr Mom

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a pediatrician with non-doctor advice and thoughts on motherhood and everything in between

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When my daughter was little, she missed a number of school days with what I thought was the flu. But it wasn’t long before I realized what she actually had was a bad case of “I-don’t-want-to-go-to-school-itis.”

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Marfan Mom

Maya is a mom who is living with Marfan Syndrome, a genetic disorder that weakens multiple body systems, including the heart, blood vessels, bones and joints, lungs and eyes. Not only that, but her oldest child is autistic and the baby also has Marfan. Despite these challenges, Maya documents her happy and full life. Check her out!