Dwarfism

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Dwarfism
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Forced C-Sections & Obsession with Birth Control

I read an interesting column in the Guardian today about how many hospitals in Brazil basically force mothers to have C-sections rather than natural birth. From, “Inside the War on Natural Birth,” by Jill Filipovic:…forced or coerced c-sections are not ... [Published National Review - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Kickass Marathoners With Dwarfism Will Make You Feel Incredibly Lazy

SThe Boston Marathon is 26.2 grueling straight-line miles of sweat, fatigue, and self-doubt, a feat people who are in excellent physical shape would have difficulty accomplishing. Which means that when people who have disabilities are able to accomplish ... [Published Jezebel - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

I Didn’t Want My Son to Have Dwarfism. Not Really.

Pregnant? Me? Not going to happen. Or so I thought.As the only person in my family with a rare form of dwarfism, diastrophic dysplasia, I spent my childhood fighting joint pain and muscle stiffness and enduring multiple bone corrective surgeries. I played ... [Published Gnom.es - Mar 23 2014]

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"For the most part, running is discouraged for people with dwarfism," Windsor told TODAY.com. "You have a higher risk of developing osteo-arthritis, and just the pressure that running can have on the joints — it's different for us. It's not an encouraged thing."

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Forced C-Sections & Obsession with Birth Control [Published National Review - Apr 12 2014]
Kickass Marathoners With Dwarfism Will Make You... [Published Jezebel - Apr 02 2014]
I Didn’t Want My Son to Have Dwarfism. Not Really. [Published Gnom.es - Mar 23 2014]
Meet, ?Ollie,? the little lamb that could [Published South Whidbey Record - Jul 23 2013]
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