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The wonderful day you have always dreamed of has arrived! Your beautiful, healthy baby has come home. Grandmother comes over for a first visit and feels compelled to tell you, in dreadful detail, about the horrible colic that the baby's father had as an infant. The terror on her face raises your already high anxiety. You recall seeing several articles in Working Mother magazine on colic and wish you had read up on the topic. More...Tags:Kids Health,Baby Health
Feeding your baby can be very rewarding and a time to enjoy a real feeling of closeness. Babies get far more than just nutrition from a feed - they enjoy the cuddle, the comfort and the satisfaction of a full tummy. In addition, feeding your baby has an impact on his health, not just in infancy but in the long term, too. More...
After breastfeeding you should try burp baby. If your baby doesn’t burp after 10 minutes then, he most likely doesn’t have a wind. Try burp baby after each time he has finished a breast. If your baby spits up a lot, then you should know that he needs to be burped more often. More...Tags:Baby Health,Baby feeding
Anyone who’s been pregnant will tell you how friends or family members regularly push food towards them, saying: “Go on! Help yourself! You’re eating for two now!” Women who have spent their life worrying about their weight often find themselves thrilled or relieved that at last there’s a good reason not to worry about what they eat. For once, they argue, it’s allowed… and surely it’s good for the baby if you eat plenty? Unfortunately when you begin to look at the evidence, this doesn’t appear to be the case. More...Tags:Pregnancy,Pregnancy Care
A diet high in cholesterol may help people with a fatal genetic disease which damages the brain, according to early studies in mice. Patients with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease struggle to produce a fatty sheath around their nerves, which is essential for function. A study, published in Nature Medicine, showed that a high-cholesterol diet could increase production. More...Tags:Health
Being born prematurely is linked to an increased risk of a range of mental health problems much later in life, according to researchers. Bipolar disorder, depression and psychosis were all more likely, the study in The Archives of General Psychiatry suggested. The overall risk remained very low, but was higher in premature babies. Experts cautioned there have since been significant advances in caring for premature babies. Full-term pregnancies last for around 40 weeks, but one in 13 babies are born prematurely, before 36 weeks. More...Tags:Health,Baby Health,Premature
There are some words in our vocabulary that will, for the most part, always be associated with preschoolers. "No." "Mine." "Gimme." These words are usually accompanied by a pull, a grab or a hugging motion to the chest -- in all cases the preschooler is holding a precious (or not-so-precious) item, something that they don't want someone else to have. Teaching a preschooler how to share something they don't want to give up can be a daunting task, but it can be done. Here's how. More...Tags:Kids Care
Here’s one issue that has many parents tearing their hair out with frustration: how to get a child to eat anything near a balanced diet? With tension mounting in the kitchen, the Supernanny website offers solutions straight from the lips of parents… More...Tags:Kids Food,Kids Care
Pregnant women may experience constipation, which can be very uncomfortable. This is because the whole digestive system is influenced by hormonal changes during pregnancy. It is important for pregnant women to look after their diet and maintain regular bowel habits to avoid unnecessary discomfort. More...Tags:Pregnancy,Pregnancy Care
Babies born before the 37th week of gestation are considered premature. Premature newborns are sometimes referred to as “preemies”. Mothers who have their baby prematurely are often frightened and nervous. Premature newborns face increased risk of one or more complications. The risk of complications increases the earlier the baby is born. Any complication that a premature newborn experiences will be treated in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Below is a list of the most common complications that a premature newborn may experience. More...Tags:Baby Health,Premature
On the outside you are glowing from impending motherhood — but on the inside, you are burning from heartburn. Acid reflux is common during pregnancy, said Dr. Anish Sheth, a gastroenterologist and assistant professor of medicine at Yale University. “Elevated progestin hormones cause the pressure of the sphincter to go down,” Sheth said. “And the increased pressure of the growing uterus predisposes the woman to acid reflux.” More...Tags:Pregnancy,Pregnancy Care,Health
Women who are obese or have diabetes are significantly more likely to have a child with autism or other developmental disabilities, a major study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics has found. The study, by researchers affiliated with the University of California-Davis, included 1,004 mother/child pairs, with the children aged between 24 and 60 months old. There were 517 children with autism, 172 with other developmental disorders, and 315 who were developing normally. More...Tags:Obesity,Pregnancy,Pregnancy Care,Health