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par·ent

(par'ĕnt),
1. An individual that has produced at least one offspring through sexual reproduction.
2. Any source or basis, as for the elaboration of a substance.
[L. parens, fr. pario, to bring forth]

parent

(pâr′ənt, păr′-)
n.
1.
a. A female person whose egg unites with a sperm or a male person whose sperm unites with an egg, resulting in the conception of a child or the birth of a child.
b. A female person who is pregnant with or gives birth to a child except when someone else has legal rights to the child.
c. A person who adopts a child.
d. A person who raises a child.
2. An ancestor; a progenitor.
3. An organism that produces or generates offspring.
v. par·ented, par·enting, par·ents

par′ent·hood′ n.

parent

Etymology: L, parens
a mother or father; one who bears offspring. parental, adj.

parent

Vox populi A person who has produced one or more offspring from a sexual union. See Adoptive parent, Fertile adoptive parent, Foster parent, Genetic parent, Grandparent, Psychological parent, Real parent, Step-parent, Surrogate parent, Unwed parent.

Patient discussion about parent

Q. I’m with depression. I don't want to tell this to my parents, so what can I do to cure it? I’m with depression. And I seem to be depressed only when I spend an extended amount of time with family and then I leave them. I don't want to tell this to my parents, so what can I do to cure it?

A. Sounds like you are missing home. Call them up and yack on the phone some. Its part of life to have to be out on your own and everyone usually misses home. Its good you have one to go back to. But you can decide to try and make some roots right where you are. You can't really live your life in two places at once. The advice I was given by a very spiritual person I used to talk to alot was that you have to bloom where you are planted. Make the best of where you are at and quit worrying about how it could be somewhere else. Try and make some friends and get involved in something where you are at. Get put and explore around and see what happens.

Q. Are there any special forums for parents to kids with cancer? I think my sister could really use that kind of support group of people who are going through the exact same thing they never dreamed to be.

A. But how should I tell her to go there? she acts like she doesn't need help. she says she isn't the one who needs treatment and she wouldn't want to waste time and energy on herself now- only on the kid. How do I convince her it's important?

Q. why is it that some women lack parental nutrition?

A. Do you mean breastfeeding? Some women have problem with their nipples, in rare cases the breast tissue isn't developed enough. Sometimes breast surgeries damage the milk ducts. Psychological factors also play a role.

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Today, Governor Tom Wolf toured the Planned Parenthood Elizabeth Blackwell Health Center in downtown Philadelphia and met with patients and staff of the facility, as well as local activists who were instrumental in defeating the attempted repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which would have had a devastating impact on Pennsylvanians and the commonwealth had it been enacted.
While the HHS ruling on Planned Parenthood and its affiliates is final, it can be challenged by a Trump administration.
Planned Parenthood did wrong here, not David Daleiden.
As of late August, no federal law had defunded Planned Parenthood, though Alabama, Louisiana, New Hampshire, Arkansas and Utah had defunded the organization at the state level.
Planned Parenthood is seeking a permanent injunction that would prevent the funding from being cut.
No two ways about it, business at Planned Parenthood is off.
The state has said Planned Parenthood received $51,000 in Medicaid funds in the fiscal year before Hutchinson's decision to terminate the contract.
4) Parent left solo or alone with the responsibility of parenthood due to physical and/or mental incapacity of spouse as certified by a public medical practitioner;
By law, federal funding cannot be allocated for abortions (outside of certain exceptional cases), but allocating money to Planned Parenthood for the provision of other medical services allows other funds to be re-allocated for abortions.
Meanwhile, Democrats called the move an all-out attack on women's access to health care and said the rule could lead to women and low-income people having limited access to dozens of other free services Planned Parenthood provides including pregnancy tests, cancer and sexually transmitted disease screening and contraception.
Planned Parenthood health centers are also by far the most likely to accommodate clients who have difficulty taking time off from work or family responsibilities to obtain care: Seventy-eight percent of Planned Parenthood health centers offer extended evening or weekend hours versus 57% of FQHCs and just 18% of health departments.
It came the same day a federal district court in Louisiana told that state it could not legally kick Planned Parenthood out of its Medicaid program.