If you are looking to start a family and get a good idea of when you are ovulating, charting your body’s Basal Temperatures is a great place to start! This process takes a bit of planning, and organization – but lots of women been successful with this method when it’s done properly.
Archive for March, 2015
In most areas of Canada, it is common practice for a newborn to receive an antibiotic ointment (erythromycin) shortly after birth. But what is this ointment, and why is it given? More importantly, why are Canadian pediatricians asking for a repeal on a law that actually mandates that it be given to all newborns?
This past week we had the pleasure of staying at the Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa in Puerto Vallarta. This mid-sized all inclusive resort is located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta just 15 minutes from the airport and a couple minutes walk from the famous Malecon boardwalk.
When Carmen Meagu wanted to start her family, she had a lot of concerns. Her biggest was that any child she conceived would have the same rare form of muscular dystrophy as her and her father. Doctors confirmed that she had a 50 percent chance of that happening. For her, the risk seemed entirely too high.
Each year, approximately 70,000 children are seen in the ER in the United States as a result of unintentional medication overdoses. These steep numbers have sparked a push by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to streamline pediatric dosing.
In a spontaneous event that has odds varying from 1:1,000,000 to 1:50,000,000 a couple from Indiana has welcomed a set of identical triplets. Conceived naturally, the rare event occurs when the egg splits, and then splits again.
Now in their 28th year, the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards brought out many celebrity parents and their kids on Saturday night!
Held at at the Forum in Inglewood, California, and hosted by Nick Jonas, the show paid tribute to 21 award categories including the newly introduced Favorite Talent Competition Show, Favorite Family TV Show, Most Addicting Game and Favorite New Artist.
Consuming omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy benefits both the development of the baby, as well as the health of the mother. They have been found to be essential for both neurological and early visual development of the baby, and have been shown to prevent pre-term labor and delivery, lower the risk of preeclampsia for moms-to-be.
Ah pregnancy. That time in your life when you control nothing about what is happening to your body. Your hips widen to prepare for the baby’s arrival, your hair becomes fuller thanks to hormone changes, your skin stretches in places you didn’t even know existed and your nipples may get darker.
If you a parent who has shopped for a raincoat for your child, you know that there aren’t enough sophisticated options. But one company understands that parents aren’t always looking for bright, licensed products. You may want to take your child out somewhere nice and not have them wearing an orange, blue and red plastic jacket. If that is you than you need to check out Oil & Water’s new Spring 2015 collection.
Peggy Young had asked to take a break from heavy lifting at her UPS job, only to be told by her boss to take an unpaid leave. Peggy, who says the company gave other non-pregnant light duty, felt she was being treated unfairly and decided to sue the company.
Stroller giant Maclaren has debuted their latest Object of Design Collaboration. Pairing playful aesthetics and artistic design, the brand has teamed up with iconic British designer, Orla Kiely to create a bright, beautiful buggy that is perfect for parents looking for something unique.