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What is a Trisomy? – Prenatal Genetic Disorder Testing

Genetic disorders affect nearly three to four percent of newborns every year, and approximately one percent of newborns worldwide will be born with a chromosomal abnormality. One of the most commonly known chromosomal anomalies is a numerical abnormality called a trisomy. What is a trisomy? Genes hold the critical information your cells need to orchestrate…

Win Amazon Gift Card: Hoppin’ Halloween Giveaway Hop!

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Welcome to the Hoppin’ Halloween Giveaway Hop hosted by yours truly, MamaNYC! As we stock up on candy for the trick or treaters and hunt the stores for the perfect Halloween costume, I have teamed up with a great group of bloggers to present some amazingly ghoulish prizes (cash, gift cards, anything really!). With an open themed…

How To Make Your Carved Pumpkin Last Longer

So, you went out today to run a few errands and somehow wound up with a pumpkin in the back seat of your car. It feels like we just wrapped up with summer and BBQ season, but the stores all tossed those pumpkins to the curb and the kids begged you to buy and carve a pumpkin (already?!)….