Freedom of movement can help women cope with discomforts of labor but is it safe?
Colds, flu and chicken pox are a
prevalent health problem in children and infants, but there is
one respiratory virus that can be particularly serious for very
young children: RSV. Find out more about...
Physicians found that signs,
symptoms and identifiable risk factors are absent in more than
half of the mothers of infants with congenital toxoplasmosis in
a national study of children with this disease....
When to worry, when to relax.
In preparation for your baby's next checkup, here are some
questions to help you evaluate what your child is already
doing, and what concerns or questions you want to discuss with
your child's nurse or...
It has become the topic du jour: Are we overscheduling our kids? Find out where to draw the line.
Concerns about labor run the gamut from "will my water break in my favorite restaurant" to fears about the intensity of the pain. Read on, and try to stop worrying. As the author points out, generations of women have walked this road before and come through with flying colors.
If your baby is in a breech presentation at 32 weeks, will
he or she stay that way? What can be done, and will a cesarean be
performed? Obstetrical Nurse Wanda Steele offers some
Every day, it seems, someone says teenagers are so
different than they used to be. We hear about drug and alcohol
use, violence, disrespect, and a myriad of other ills that are
affecting our adolescents, including low self-esteem, anger,
depression, and family problems. But it seems that little is said
about how to create a positive transition from adolescence to
adulthood. Here are some ideas for parents.
Watermelon is an all-American favorite for meals and
snacks. People can't seem to get enough of this sweet treat. Find
out more about ways to pick the best watermelons and some fun
tips for making the most of your melon.