From the desk of ... Karen Pestlin ALACE director of teacher training, CCE. (Go Ask ALACE).As many of you with children know, babies, toddlers, and children go through many stages and growth spurts growth spurt Pediatrics A period of rapid growth in middle adolescence; ♀ ↑ ±8 cm/yr ±age 12; ♂ ↑ ±10 cm/yr ± age 14; GS is orderly, affecting acral parts–ie, hands and feet grow before proximal regions, throughout the course of their childhood. The ALACE ALACE Autonomous Lagrangian Circulation Explorer
ALACE Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators
ALACE Association of Local Authority Chief Executives (UK) childbirth childbirth: see birth.
Childlessness (See BARRENNESS.)
(Rom. Diana) goddess of childbirth. [Gk. Myth. education training program seems to be experiencing a growth spurt too! I've had the pleasure of working with many new trainees in the program, corresponding with some of the "veterans," and have even gotten to meet some of you in person at the newly revived Empowering Women in the Childbearing child·bear·ing
Pregnancy and parturition.
childbearing adj. Year Workshop. I would like to invite you all to join with other ALACE educators on an internet listserv. I see this as a great way to link all of this growth into a supportive network--a place to share, debrief de·brief
tr.v. de·briefed, de·brief·ing, de·briefs
1. To question to obtain knowledge or intelligence gathered especially on a military mission.
2. , learn, and grow. It has been up for a while, but is quiet for the time being, so please introduce yourself when you join and feel free to start a topic or throw out a stimulating question. The address for joining is: email@example.com. Type whatever you want in the subject line, and type only the word subscribe in the text. You will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to post to the list.
Hope to see you there!