Katie Allison Granju

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  • 16 years ago | Longform

    A tale of prenuptial jitters.

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    Have you ever felt adrift in a sea of family rituals, uncertain of whether you have succeeded in establishing any meaningful, personal customs of your own as a family? Check out this broad selection of rituals submitted by families from across the...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics put forth a strong reversal of its long-held position in favor of routine circumcision of infant males. But American parents still hold varying viewpoints on the issue.

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    American babies are among the least-touched on the planet, according to researchers. The average American baby is in physical contact with a caregiver only twenty-five percent or less of the time, with touch-time down to below twenty percent by a ...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    Birth would seem the quintessential human process, a universal female bond. Yet childbirth customs and rituals�indeed, the very essence of what childbirth represents in the life of a woman�vary widely around the globe.

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    While most women are searching for the best possible care to help them through their pregnancies and births, a small but growing group of women is eshcewing the notion of a trained birth attendent, and opting instead for giving birth alone.

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