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Keep ’Em Cookin’ is an educational organization that gives pregnant women the greatest opportunity to prevent preterm birth by providing them with current information on high-risk pregnancy and by offering them an online bed rest support group.

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She was born two months early, quickly and with little warning. Like many parents of preterm babies, her mother and father wondered, Will she survive? Will she grow up healthy? Will she be as smart as the other kids? Her parents hesitated for weeks to name her.

She did survive, and with no long-term effects to her health, intelligence, or general well-being. She's one of the lucky few—and she’s my mom.

You would think that 60 years later we would be able to prevent preterm birth, but the number of preterm births is still tragic. More than 450,000 babies in the United States are born prematurely each year. That’s nearly 1 in 9 babies who may face a lifetime of health challenges, if they survive. I’m sharing my experience with preterm labor, in hopes that it will help you...

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Share your preterm labor experiences and your tips on how to stay sane during bed rest.

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