Archive for February, 2012
When you don’t want a baby just yet, some form of contraception is needed to prevent pregnancy from happening. For many couples, contraception comes in the form of female birth control, but it’s not an option that works for everyone. In these instances, there are few options left.
Here she is! Born just a week ago, Crown Princess Estelle Silvia Eva Mary of Sweden arrived measuring 20 inches long and weighing 7.23 pounds. The first royal baby in 3 decades, the tiny baby is second in line for the throne after her mother Crown Princess Victoria.
For infants, visual development is critical between six and 12 months of age. It is during this time that optometrists can start to detect vision problems in children, particularly those that may impede the child later in life. Yet according to experts, one out 10 infants in America has an undetected vision problem.
So, in these areas, breastfeeding is still recommended, even by the World Health Organization (WHO), despite the risk of mother transmitting the disease to her baby. As of right now, there just aren’t any other options. But a team of young engineers are seeking to change all of that with a modified nipple shield in a project they are calling “JustMilk.”
It was a girls day out on Monday for Bethenny Frankel and daughter Bryn Hoppy. The pair, who are currently vacationing in Miami, were spotted watching an animal show at the Jungle Island zoological park in the morning before cooling off in the pool in the afternoon.
We often share stories of babies that won’t wait for the hospital, but in the case of a Scottish woman who gave birth in a hotel bathroom, the reason for the odd location was a little different. Lynne Aitchison and her husband Brennan Armstrong planned their hotel room birth because Lynne couldn’t get insurance.
Increasingly modern parents are on the look out for smart nursery furniture that can grow with their children and do double duty. The Spanish company, Alondra, has a convertible crib that doesn’t disappoint!
For many parents getting around with 2 is a challenge because they are short on space at their home or they prefer to not have to push a long or wide double stroller. With it’s compact fold and ‘stadium’ seating design, the Kinderwagon Hop stroller solves both these issues, while giving 2 kids a comfortable ride.
Women above the age of 40 usually find it difficult to get pregnant, but a new study shows that some women above this age might have same or even better chances of pregnancy through fertility treatments than women in their 30s.
Little Addison Cox is a beautiful nine month old and it takes more than a closer inspection to realize that she is actually fighting stage four melanoma, a deadly form of cancer. What makes the situation even worse is the fact that the cancer was passed on from her mom while she was still in the womb.