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.
Archive for November, 2013
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
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.
We have been cruising with Royal Caribbean for many years. We celebrated our first anniversary on Enchantment of the Seas, cruised the following year on Adventure of the Seas and sailed for the first time with our son on Serenade of the Seas. They fit our lifestyle and we love the endless holiday possibilities.
Planning a family vacation can sometimes be challenging. When it is just my husband and I we are happy with good food, warm weather, some activities and pretty beaches. With my kids there always needs to be more. They are always looking for the wow. Surfing, rock climbing, waterparks and specialty experiences – the cruise lines have definitely caught on to what kids want and they are delivering.
If you’ve previously had a Cesarean section but would like to try to attempt a vaginal birth (VBAC) this time around, you may find that your odds of success are relatively high.