Nov 25, 2010
Posted in Pregnancy Health

A Healthy Pregnancy Survival Guide for the Winter Season

A Healthy Pregnancy Survival Guide for the Winter Season
Wintertime pregnancy might sound ideal theoretically (the expanding baby-bump keeping you snug & balmy). However dryness and itchiness among pregnant women alongside nose bleed episodes could exasperate you, iced roads that are slippery enough to make you miss a step & trip and worst of all – the cold & flu microorganisms that are rife in the wintry months. Despite the bleak picture, expectant moms need not fret as here are some useful pointers to assist you in feeling lesser uncomfortable and maintaining optimal materno-fetal health all of which contribute to a healthy pregnancy. Layering yourself while Dressing  [...]

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Nov 24, 2010
Posted in News, Pregnancy Health

Medication During Pregnancy – Being Cautious About Pain Killers

Medication During Pregnancy – Being Cautious About Pain Killers
How many of you deem pain killers as medications? A new-fangled trial noted that three from ten females stated that they had resorted to some type of medication during pregnancy. These women when distinctively questioned about mentioning pain killers – this number increased two-folds to six women among ten. The analogous trial indicated that pain killers must actually be thought of in the analogous manner as other medicines & pregnant women must take a guarded stance regarding intake of any medication during pregnancy. In a set of Danish females, the use of pain killer medication during pregnancy was found to be  [...]

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Nov 23, 2010
Posted in Activity, Child Health

Winter Health & Safety Pointers for Kids – Part II

Winter Health & Safety Pointers for Kids – Part II
Here are handy winter health tips for tackling common associated sicknesses while ensuring a fun time for the kids. Your five to eight year old kid could enjoy playing ice hockey. In case the kid is comfortable with the fundamentals of this sport – like gliding, stopping & going backwards then parents should be looking for hockey sticks which come till the level of a child’s chin while he/she stands on the skate gear. One could simply start off by playing pick game forms on iced lakes or ponds which one’s township considers risk-free to skate, however in case your kid shows interest to join some teams then enrol  [...]

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Nov 18, 2010
Posted in Pregnancy Symptoms & Fixes

Morning Sickness Cure

Morning Sickness Cure
Hormones supporting gestation is the reason for morning sickness symptoms arising which make a pregnant women feel continually nauseous. Nonetheless, unstable initial trimester tummy does require specialized care. Here’s a guide to various remedies which might assist all mothers in feeling slightly lesser nausea. Morning Sickness Cure No.1 – Gingerroot Gingerroot in any form; be it pickling, in tea bags or capsular version is an innate cure to morning sickness symptoms. Morning Sickness Cure No.2 – Cracker An olden stand-by though quite an effectual one for several females. Even potato chip – although with sodium  [...]

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Nov 17, 2010
Posted in Activity, Child Health

Winter Health & Safety Pointers for Kids – Part I

Winter Health & Safety Pointers for Kids – Part I
The wintry fun beckons all, however it can be rather tricky to keep children balmy, in good health & amused. Here are some winter health & safety pointers to ensure all enjoy the outdoors thoroughly and safely. Winter Health Worry – going outdoors? Gusty days could feel chillier in comparison to the real temperature and while coming to the decision on the extent of time children could be playing outside safely, the wind-chill aspect is highly significant. Following the below mentioned guidelines would be quite helpful. Winter Tips for temperatures Thirty degree Fahrenheit & Above For temperatures thirty  [...]

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Nov 16, 2010
Posted in Baby Feeding

Breastfeeding Advice For All Mothers – Part II

Breastfeeding Advice For All Mothers – Part II
There are bound to be some hurdles encountered for a number of breastfeeding mothers, but the key is never giving up. Here are some handy tips for resolving any nursing hassles. Learning about ways of milking the supply Is less milk production a problem making you want to give up nursing? For stimulating milk supply ensure spending as long time as doable in bed with the infant, if possible bare skin on skin contact is the best breastfeeding advice for all moms. In case one pumps frequently & yet struggling with milk production problems then speaking to lactation consultants regarding innate cures such as lady’s thistle,  [...]

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Nov 11, 2010
Posted in Toddler and Preschooler, Young Baby

How to Stop Thumb Sucking?

How to Stop Thumb Sucking?
Many kids find immense succour when they suck their finger or thumb. ‘How to stop thumb sucking?’ is one query that constantly bothers parents of kids who employ such soothing mechanisms. Most kids generally forego the habit when they are 4-5 years of age – the time when they develop self-consciousness & are not keen on their peers seeing them doing it. However a novel trial printed in the ‘American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics’ indicates that habit breaking must be occurring earlier since study scientists believe that excessive use of pacifiers & thumb sucking post-two years of  [...]

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Nov 10, 2010
Posted in Baby Feeding

Breastfeeding Advice For All Mothers – Part I

Breastfeeding Advice For All Mothers – Part I
Breastfeeding is hardly ever an easy path to tread – the preliminary discomforting feeling, 24/7 feeds plus having to endure the sideways glares from people around could drive many breastfeeding mothers into foregoing nursing, grabbing onto those feeding bottles and tuck-off the little ‘girlies’ for good. Irrespective of the age of your infant, here is some fine breastfeeding advice from the aficionados in lactation for rallying those sensing disappointment that is far from milk-related though pertinent enough to be bidding adieu to nursing. Discomforting Sensations are transitory Feeling sore in the nipples is a  [...]

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Nov 9, 2010
Posted in News

Baby Milestones

Baby Milestones
Tracking a baby development involves more than just logging the height and weight of the baby. There are many childhood milestones that parents should lookout for. Michelle Bailey, who is an MD and medical director of Duke Health Center located at Southpoint, has stated that even during the first few months of a baby’s life, a number of motor and language skills can be observed. Bailey has gone on record to say that babies tend to vocalize during the first month of their lives. At three months of age, they tend to push their head up while they lie on their stomach. By the age of four months they respond by chattering  [...]

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Nov 4, 2010
Posted in Parenting

Non-Television Ways of Keeping Little Munchkins Busy – Part II

Non-Television Ways of Keeping Little Munchkins Busy – Part II
A guide to some of the best tried and test techniques for keeping young minds occupied. Pet Attractions Ideal for age group – five to nine years of age Owners of canines and felines could hand over a low-costing mini pen lights and showing them how it makes the pets start chasing and jumping for the light dot. Kids and cats find unceasing pleasure in watching the pleasant merger of technology & cat aerobatics. In case one has an exhausted canine about the house, he would surely make an ideal guest for tea-parties except in case he is expected to be seated appropriately or raise his little finger. Forming the single  [...]

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