Archive for November, 2013

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Study: Cesarean Rates Higher among Privately Insured Patients

Cesarean sections increase healing time and risk of infection or bleeding among mothers. They are also thought to increase the risk of certain medical conditions for infants, such as breathing problems and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Yet, in many parts of the world, the rates continue to sit an all-time high.

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Safety 1st Genesis Handheld Digital Color Video Monitor

We recently had the opportunity to review Safety 1st’s Genesis Handheld Digital Color Video Monitor. This lightweight, versatile monitor is a great option for parents who want to bee able to see what their kids are up to without breaking their budget.

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Study: Half of All Women Risk Unwanted Pregnancies Over Christmas Holiday

With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas just around the corner, many of us are already in full holiday swing. We’re prepping meal plans, shopping for gifts, organizing holiday itineraries, ordering wine, grocery shopping, wrapping, cooking, baking and more. According to a recent study, it’s all that hustle and bustle (along with some other factors) that half of all women are at risk for a hidden holiday consequence.

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Diabetes in Pregnant Women Increases Fetal Death Risk

Pregnant women with pre-existing cases of diabetes have an increased risk of fetal mortality than those who are pregnant without the disease, a new study has revealed.

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Drew Barrymore Preps For Thanksgiving in LA

Mom-to-be Drew Barrymore was photographed at Bristol Farms grocery store getting ready for Thanksgiving on Wednesday.

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Tips For Holiday Safety!

Every special occasion comes with new safety risks for little ones. At our house decorating for Christmas has gotten easier, but in the process we have learned a lot about keeping our kids safe during the holiday.

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Save at Pediped’s BOGO Sale On All Shoes: Buy One, Get One 50% off

If you have compiled a list of the companies offering great deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday – here is another one to add to the list!

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American Boy and Girl Recalls Infant Sandals Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with American Boy and Girl today announced a voluntary recall of about 1,300 Girl’s “Susan” Sandals because the top strap can be pulled loose from the shoe, posing a choking hazard to the child.

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Study: Excessive Tylenol Use during Pregnancy Could Affect Child Development

For years, Tylenol has been considered one of the few “safe” over-the-counter pain medications for pregnant women. However, an interesting little fact about Tylenol remains – the difference between an effective dose and a dangerous dose is very small

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Study: Fewer Embryo Transfers and More Cycles Won’t Negatively Affect Delivery Rates

New research from Belgium has recently found that government policies can restrict the number of egg transfers during an in vitro fertilization cycle and increase the number of cycles allowed without having to worry about a negative impact on the overall delivery rates.

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Megan Fox Visits The Doctors in LA

A trip to the doctors on Tuesday was a family affair for Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green. The couple, who expect their second child in the new year, were joined by their son Noah while at a check up for the mom-to-be.