parent http://nhpr.org en You Can't Bully the Pounds Away http://nhpr.org/post/you-cant-bully-pounds-away <p>A writer and mother weighs in on the worst way to encourage a kid to get healthy.</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 15:13:45 +0000 Virginia Prescott 7771 at http://nhpr.org You Can't Bully the Pounds Away How a Preemie Changes Everything http://nhpr.org/post/how-preemie-changes-everything <p><strong>Kasey Mathews </strong>seemed to have a perfect life. Terrific husband, a place in the suburbs, an adorable son with another baby on the way. Her nicely placed plans for a second child went awry when her daughter, Andie, was born at just 25 weeks, weighing under just under 2 pounds. The traumatic birth launched her family into an emotional and logistical wringer through surgeries and scares that did not end when her tiny baby came home. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:56:13 +0000 Virginia Prescott 7770 at http://nhpr.org How a Preemie Changes Everything