Does it seem like skin and food allergies are becoming more common among children? If you say yes, then you may be right according to a recent government survey.
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For decades, children have been given immunizations to protect them from illnesses and diseases, some of which are potentially fatal or life-altering. And it is because of these immunizations that certain diseases and illnesses are now practically unheard of. Yet, despite the protection that immunizations provide, there have been concerns about their safety.
When is it the right time to give solid foods to a baby? According to a recent study, set to be published in the April issue of Pediatrics, that’s the golden question for more than a quarter of all U.S. moms. And not knowing the answer to that question, study authors say, can place babies at risk for a slew of health immediate and long-term health problems.
It seems that the message “breast is best” is making some serious waves, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In a recent study that analyzed the breastfeeding rates in the United States, they found that more mothers are choosing the breastfeed, and they’re doing it for longer periods of time.
Over the last few years there has been a lot of mixed information in the media about whether it is safe or not for a woman to drink alcohol while she’s expecting. Earlier this year it was revealed that almost 8% of women drink alcohol while they are pregnant, prompting the Centers For Disease Control to reiterate that moms-to-be should abstain while they are expecting.
A report released on Wednesday suggests that the free vaccine given to children as the US Government program may have been stored at a wrong temperature making the vaccine less effective than required.
Several months ago we shared the Chicago ban on crib bumper sales in stores. Thanks to a news story investigation by Today, the dangers of placing other items in the crib with an infant is receiving national attention.
Authorities all across the globe – the American Academy of Pediatrics, the World Health Organization, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Health Canada – have stood behind a recommendation that babies should be breastfed exclusively for the first six months of life. But an organization in the UK took notice that many women [...]
Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. said today the formula that was pulled from the shelves after two babies tested positive this month for the environmental bacteria Cronobacter, has been found safe with no presence of bacteria.
A nationwide survey indicates that ten percent of American parents are deviating from the recommended vaccination schedule, by delaying shots for their children, or skipping them altogether.