Mother’s Health

Joy Anna Duggar and Austin Forsyth

Joy-Anna Duggar Shares Life Update After Still Birth

On May 1, 2019, Joy-Anna Duggar and her husband Austin Forsyth announced that they were expecting their second child. They couple is already parents to 17-month-old Gideon. Joy and Austin were thrilled to find out they were expanding their family, but they were also nervous about having two children under 2. In a TLCme video, Joy admitted, “I was pretty nervous when we found out we were expecting another baby, but I know that we have nine months to prepare and that the Lord will give us the strength and wisdom for how to raise this child.” Advertisements Several weeks after they shared the exciting news, the couple received devastating news.  After 20 weeks of pregnancy, they were told their baby daughter had no heartbeat.  Joy Anna delivered her stillborn baby girl a few days later. On Instagram, she wrote: “We only had her for 20 weeks, Life is fragile and precious. So thankful the Lord gave her to us for that short time! She will be in our hearts forever!” Advertisements Shortly after the loss, the shattered parents posted heart breaking photos with their stillborn daughter. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Fans Mourn for Joy-Anna Duggar After Her Family Shares Group Baby …

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Katie Price and son in court

Single Mom Fosters Abandoned Newborn and Soon Realizes She’s The Biological Sister Of Her Adopted Son

This is Katie Price of Parker, Colorado, and these are her beautiful children. But just a few years ago, Katie was newly divorced, completely on her own and searching to find her purpose. Which she discovered was in becoming a foster mom. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Nurse Adopts Two-Year-Old Baby Blaze After Caring for Him in the Hospital Advertisements After her divorce, Katie Price rebooted her life. First, she moved into a new home in Colorado, then she changed careers, and most importantly she chose to foster a child. She’d always wanted a child but struggled with fertility so became interested in adopting.  One day, she received an email from her pastor suggesing she consider fostering a child especially given her past fertility issues. Advertisements Katie was intrigued, but took things slowly. She started by attending meetings about the foster care system and learning as much as she could about the process. It was through one of the foster care meetings that Katie realized she indeed felt the calling to foster.  After successfully fostering four children at various times, Katie was ready to adopt and raise a child of her own. Advertisements Her opportunity arrived in 2016, when a caseworker …

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Foot with gout

Swollen Feet? Read about 8 Medical Conditions That Can Cause Feet to Swell Up

When people think of swollen feet, most consider the most common causes for the symptom: pregnancy, injury, or a job that requires a lot of walking. But many get swollen feet when these things aren’t the case. In those situations, what’s the cause? YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: 8 Reasons Sleeping Solo is Good for Your Health Advertisements Some will just prop their feet up for a few minutes, ice them, or give them some time to rest. Normally, this will work, but there are some cases when swollen feet are a symptom of something more serious.  If you’ve rested and elevated your feet and there’s no obvious cause to the issue, it could be a sign of an underlying medical condition. Read on to learn about some of the more serious causes of swollen feet. Advertisements LYMPHEDEMA “Lymphedema refers to swelling that generally occurs in one of your arms or legs,” notes the Mayo Clinic.  Lymphedema in one’s leg may cause severe and painful swelling in the ankle, foot, and toes.  Symptoms of lymphedema include aches, discomfort, recurring infections, tightness or heaviness, and swelling in part or all of a limb. Advertisements DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS (DVT) The Mayo Clinic also …

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