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Photograph of car keys with a number 1 inside of a pink circle

“I tried to open the front door with the remote for my car.”

Photograph of a door and doorbell with the number two inside of a blue circle

”answered the doorbell in the middle of the night instead of picking the baby up”

Basket of dirty laundry with a number 3 inside of a pink circle

“folded a basket of dirty laundry”

Picture of a retriever puppy laying in the grass chewing on a childs sippy cup and a number 4 inside of a blue circle

“filled a sippy cup with milk for the dog”

A paper bag full of groceries and a number 5 inside of a pink circle

“put baby in the car seat and left the groceries in the cart in the parking lot”

A black plastic garbage can with the lid open and a number 6 inside of a blue circle

”put dirty makeup wipes in the jewelry box and threw away the earrings”

Cropped picture of a woman feeding a bottle to a newborn baby she is holding in her hands and a number 7 inside of a pink circle

”panic-stricken over not being able to locate the baby… I was nursing”

(This article is part of Virginia Gay Hospital’s bi-annual publication, “Thrive” Spring/Summer 2018 issue. An online version of the entire publication can be found at https://myvgh.org/thrive/)

Virginia Gay Family Medical Clinics provide prenatal care to 30 weeks for pregnancies without complications. Well-child visits are available beginning after the first postpartum assessment, and children are cared for through adolescence. To schedule an appointment, call the clinic of your choice: Atkins, Urbana, Van Horne or Vinton Family Medical Clinic.

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