A completely different group of people has brought me the same sad news: The USA is becoming a not-good place to make babies. Maternal Mortality Is Rising in the U.S. As It Declines Elsewhere Deaths per 100,000 live births http://www.npr.org/2017/05/12/528098789/u-s-has-the-worst-rate-of-maternal-deaths-in-the-developed-world
Trigger Warning for talk of death. Babies are good. Dead mommies: not so good. The rate of Texas women who died from complications related to pregnancy doubled from 2010 to 2014, a new study has found, for an estimated maternal mortality rate that is unmatched in any other state and the rest of the developed… Read More Hey, Baby!
The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) in training wrote a very interesting paper, so much fun to read. But the good old comma and assorted unclear phrases meant that a Writing Consultant will always a bit of Speech & Language to analyze The role of the SPL is to ensure something. Who is enacting the prevention… Read More Tutor vs Therapist’s English
Hello Student, nice to see you. *sniff* what is that Dear Student, I cannot tell you this face to face, but I can blog about it. Please don’t come into our session with your clothes reeking of cigarette smoke. That spray which you think covers up the smell actually adds a new layer of stink.… Read More Tutor vs Cigarettes
Today Student was surprise that I was respectful of needing the mouse on the other side of the table, because “I always feel so awful about being a lefty.” Naturally, I commented on all the people in my own family who are left handed – and what fun it is for righties and lefties to… Read More Lefties Rule
Since it is now the coldest day of the year, HEY I SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE! What? THE YEAR IS ONLY FIVE DAYS OLD!!! Don’t be so picky. And stop shouting. THAT’S A PRETTY SHORT RANGE! Ahem. Since it is now the coldest day of the winter season so far, my school is offering… Read More Tutor vs. Winter Cold
My college student has to write a summary of a NY Science Times once a week. This is possibly the most fun I have ever had with a student’s work. The health section had an article about natural birth vs. C-section. It seems that when the fetus exhausts itself squeezing through the birth canal, it… Read More Fruit of Labor?