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Seven years ago, when Emma began her transition from male to female after struggling to realize her true identity, she sought medical help – and at first fou […]
Paula says that 20 years ago, it was pretty hard to come out as a member of the LGBTQ community – partly because at first, she didn’t know she was part of it […]
Jeanne is 85 years old, soon to be 86, and considers herself a late bloomer.
Rose has lived by herself for 27 years in a house she takes pride in, caring for every detail inside and out.
Kristina was a little bit older when she found out she was pregnant with her first baby, and early in the pregnancy, she was diagnosed with gestational diabe […]
Shaquaya is the mom of two children, a son who is 13 years old and a daughter who is 13 months.
For years, Melissa was used to hearing friends and her doctor say the reason why she was often tired and sore was because she had active children.
Julie suffered from a lot of stomach trouble as a child, and was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as a teenager.
Lauren says she knew early on in her first pregnancy that she was going to have a boy.
Emily’s identical twin boys, who are now 18 months old and thriving, are graduates of the West Penn NICU.
Jennifer has delivered two children at West Penn Hospital, and she’ll head there again in late December when her third baby, a boy, is due.
Jennifer’s daughter Anastasia was born at 32 weeks, and was in the NICU at West Penn Hospital for seven weeks.
In early 2017, Christine thought she was nearing the end of her life.
Brianne gave birth to her first daughter, and had a little bit of what everyo […]
This story is shared in memory of Alexis Joy D’Achille. […]
Lauren and her husband started trying to get pregnant right after they got ma […]
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