*MUST READ* Kids II inclined sleepers are being recalled

https://abcnews.go.com/Business/kids-ii-recalls-inclined-sleepers-linked-baby-deaths/story?id=62657181 Georgia-based Kids II inclined sleepers are being recalled, after at least five infant deathswere reported, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said on Friday. Interested in Recalls? Add…

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How team sports change a child’s brain

Team sports associated with less depression in boys as young as 9 Date: March 21, 2019 Source: Washington University in St. Louis Summary: Adult depression has long been associated with…

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HELLP Syndrome

HELLP Syndrome In my last post I talked about "Preeclampsia" and the signs and symptoms that you should look for. I also touched on HELLP Syndrome as I had both…

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Oral Health: It is never too early to start

As the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and other children's organizations report, tooth decay (also called early childhood caries, or ECC) is the most common chronic children's disease in the country. As…

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Twins Books Recommendations

While no one story defines the twin experience, there is some great children's book that features twins. Here are some suggestions   What to Expect When you are Expecting A completely revised and updated edition of…

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What Is Caffeine?

Caffeine is a natural stimulant found in coffee, tea, chocolate, and other food and drinks. How Does Caffeine Affect People? Caffeine is defined as a drug because it stimulates the…

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Foods That Can Affect Fertility

Infertility affects about 10 percent of the population, according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. While couples can't control all of the causes of infertility, they can control their eating habits.…

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Losing Weight While Breastfeeding

Breast-feeding requires extra nutrition, making healthy eating just as important post-pregnancy. Women who are exclusively breast-feeding use about 650 calories daily to make the full amount of milk most babies…

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Heatstroke

Sometimes babies are so peaceful and quiet in the backseat that we can forget they are even there, and it can be tempting to leave a sleeping baby in the…

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When your baby has a fever

The first fever a baby or infant has is often scary for parents. Most fevers are harmless and are caused by mild infections. Overdressing a child may even cause a…

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What Are Antioxidants?

They’re chemicals that fight a process in your cells called oxidation. The main source is plant-based foods, but your body makes some, too. You’re probably familiar with vitamins C and…

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Are Hot Summer Days Risky for Pregnancy

Hot, sticky weather can be uncomfortable for anyone. But for pregnant women, the summer heat may be particularly risky. That's because getting too hot or dehydrated can pose a risk…

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Ultrasound with Twins

Who Gets the Test? Ultrasounds -- or sonograms -- are a common part of prenatal care. If you're having twins, you'll get ultrasounds more often than mothers of single babies.…

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Cravings During Pregnancy

Cravings are real Just because you’re pregnant doesn’t mean you cease to be a normal human who has regular food cravings, and at times that can be due to anything…

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Getting rid of germs in the house

Believe it or not, the average carpet contains about 200,000 bacteria per square inch. That’s nearly 4,000 times more than your toilet seat! But that’s not all. “If you don’t vacuum, heavy…

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What to eat during pregnancy and what to avoid
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What to eat during pregnancy and what to avoid

Fruits and vegetables are the cornerstone of any nutritious diet, and they are especially important during pregnancy. Pregnant women need to ensure that their diet provides enough nutrients and energy…

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