For years, we’ve assumed that osteoporosis—increased fragility of bones—is a condition related to older people. However, the American Academy of Pediatrics, now believes that the foundation for this condition is actually laid in early childhood and adolescence. Because of this, they are now encouraging greater emphasis on bone health earlier in life among both parents and pediatricians.
Archive for September, 2014
For some women there comes a point when they decide they are done having children. Whether it is because they are happy with their family dynamic or financially they don’t think they can support more, every couple comes to this decision for their own personal reasons. And when they come out of surgery they believe that this chapter of their life is closed. But for a small percentage of women – this isn’t the case. And while tubal Ligation surgery is supposed to be permanent it does come with a .5% chance of failure.
Busy Philipps and her husband Marc Silverstein were spotted taking their daughter Cricket shopping at The Grove in Los Angeles, California on Saturday(September).
Every year when I walk the ABC Kids Expo floor I look for products that I think moms would love. This year a shiny red apple caught me eye but when I stopped to check it out I really liked the design and practical nature of the product.
While medication alone can manage symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder for most children, studies have suggested that some children may do better and take lower doses of stimulant medications when receiving behavioral therapy along with ADHD drugs. Unfortunately, a new study has revealed that only about one quarter of commercially insured children taking ADHD medication are also receiving psychotherapy, and in many parts of the country, the percentage is much lower.
As we all know, babies come when they want and where they want. April Brown, born three months premature, simply reinforced this knowledge by deciding that she wanted to come early while her mother was on her lunch break. But, unlike some of our eager babies, April did give at least a little bit of a warning to her mother, Hannah Brown, even if she didn’t quite recognize it as such.
When we have children, as parents, we tend to keep a close eye on them after they are born. If they sneeze or cough, we have the pediatrician on the phone to see how we can make them feel better. By the time they are two or three years old, they become a little more independent, and we eventually realize that a little sneeze here and there probably isn’t anything to worry about. The same goes for a little case of the hiccups, right?
A routine traffic stop for a broken headlight revealed much more than a Florida police officer could imagine.
A Miami mom is in jail, and a baby is in the custody of the Florida Department of Children and Families after the 5-month-old was found crying in the trunk of the family’s car.
What a cutie! Sarah Michelle Gellar was photographed on Wednesday running errands with her two-year-old son Rocky by her side.
It has long been thought that the immune responses of a pregnant woman’s body were thought to be weakened, so as to prevent the body from rejecting the fetus. However, a brand new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that a pregnant woman’s immunological response is actually turned up, instead of down by the flu during pregnancy.
If you are expecting a baby in the coming months Fisher-Price has a lot of options in store for you! While in Las Vegas a couple weeks we previewed their new collection. Here some of the highlights.