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You Can Do It! Single Parenting Can Be Rewarding

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary:Although single parenthood may be a dramatic change from the life you once had or imagined, it can be a workable, rewarding family situation.
Air Date: January 16, 2013
Duration: 10 Minutes
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. David Hill, MD
davidhillDr. David Hill is Vice President of Cape Fear Pediatrics in Wilmington, NC and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UNC Medical School. He serves on the executive committees of the North Carolina Pediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics Council On Communications and the Media. In addition to writing a monthly column for Wilmington Parent Magazine Dr. Hill writes and records for multiple websites including as,, and He has three children, ages 6, 9, and 11.

You Can Do It! Single Parenting Can Be Rewarding
Single parenthood can be one of life's biggest challenges.

Seemingly overnight, women and men may find themselves assum­ing the responsibilities of raising their children on their own.

Although in some ways, these new parenting circumstances can be just as satisfying an experience as sharing parenting with a spouse. 

We discuss the problems unique to single parenthood.
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