Dec 30, 2010
Posted in Green Living

Head Lice Green Treatment Options

Head Lice Green Treatment Options
Head lice are a source of intense aggravation to the child and the parent as well. Those suffering from such creepy-crawlies end up trying several brands of chemical-based products or simply shaving off their mane. A number of head lice formulations have Lindane which is a toxic substance capable of persisting in our environment and charting its course to water ways subsequent to them being rinsed off. This toxic substance could also permeate the skin’s surface, affecting the CNS and even identified to be causal to kidneys & liver harm. Hence always remember checking the labelling of any head lice treating product  [...]

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Dec 23, 2010
Posted in Parenting, Toddler and Preschooler

Parenting Toddlers – 9 Blunders To Avoid

Parenting Toddlers – 9 Blunders To Avoid
Tots are often bursting with energy & keen on testing parental limits which can be rather tricky in handling. Here are nine errors often made when parenting toddlers that are best avoided. Error 1 – Not being Consistent Tots would be doing finest when they are aware of what they could look forward to – be its bathing, studying, sleeping times or the pertinent consequences to their misbehaviours. Greater the consistency & predictability of things, better resilience & agreeability can be noticed in tots. Amends – Maintaining regularity in schedules for kids to as much extent as doable is recommended. Being  [...]

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Dec 21, 2010
Posted in Activity, Staying Fit

Medicine Ball Plyometrics for Children – Step-Wise Exercise Guide

Medicine Ball Plyometrics for Children – Step-Wise Exercise Guide
The American College of Sports Medicine deems it risk-free for kids to do plyometric exercise. Plyometrics is at times mistakenly considered to be some jumping-related exercise forms, however, actually it is whenever one hops or does some form of exercise which blends force with speediness for garnering power. Kids could garner numerous health gains by engaging in plyometric exercises that entail improvements in speeds, better bone densities, lesser sports-associated injury & aids kids in better managing their weight. Medicine ball goes hand-in-glove with plyometric exercises since one could pitch, throw or pass it on speedily  [...]

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Dec 16, 2010
Posted in Older Baby, Young Baby

Constipation in Babies – Exploring All Viable Remedial Options

Constipation in Babies – Exploring All Viable Remedial Options
Many parents get worried and upset when their babies experiences constipation. It is rather prevalent among infants and largely occurring due to their dietetic intakes. As milk is so nourishing at times its total absorption by the baby’s body occurs hence hardly any is left for moving along & stool movement becomes lesser frequent. For instance, totally normal nursed babies solely experience a bowel movement on one instant in a week’s time. Several babies similar have a slacker (though normally functioning) gut; hence they too would go lesser frequently. In quite rare occasions, constipation in babies could be an  [...]

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Dec 15, 2010
Posted in Pregnancy Care

Hypnobirthing Techniques – Making Labour & Birthing More Comfortable

Hypnobirthing Techniques – Making Labour & Birthing More Comfortable
Since long, females delivered babies sans the assistance of any video or class and largely with agonizing experiences, however rather clear-cut. Our body paves the path & generally our mates, a couple of cooperative nursing, physician staff assisting the lady through. Hence, is it really worthwhile spending cash & time for attending such courses which are devised for teaching women on the right approach for undergoing labor & childbirth - & optimistically making the experience lesser excruciating. Many couple participate in such classes that teach hypnobirthing techniques for comprehending ways of relaxing  [...]

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Dec 14, 2010
Posted in News

Day Care – An Assorted Basket of Risks & Advantages

Day Care – An Assorted Basket of Risks & Advantages
Among the foremost choices that parents who work face is whether to put their kid in day care. Scientists have lengthily researched pre-school programmes & day care centers & the details are generally a sundry basket of risk plus gain. Sporadically, though, a bothersome discovery surfaces that might trigger alarm. A trial conducted four years ago of a well-liked government financed day care programme from Quebec uncovered that amongst other aspects kids exhibited greater anxiousness & aggressive behaviour & also became toilet-trained at a more slackened pace as compared to kids from Canada. The debate  [...]

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Dec 9, 2010
Posted in Parenting

Healthy Eating – Avoiding Top 6 Food Follies – Part II

Healthy Eating – Avoiding Top 6 Food Follies – Part II
Here’s a revelation about the most pervasive parental gaffes whilst feeding their kids. Hiding the ‘tempting goodies’ Parents are concerned that their kids would binge-eat on goodies hence they mostly conceal them or place them on higher shelves. However, a huge body of study has shown that when parents restrict any foods, reverse psychology comes into play and the kids simply yearn for them even more. During a Pennsylvania State trial, scientists researched for ascertaining if banned foods were more alluring. Kids were made to sit & offered unrestricted accessing to platters full of apples or peach cookies pieces  [...]

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Dec 8, 2010
Posted in Child Health

Food Allergies – New-Fangled Guidelines All Parents Need to Know

Food Allergies – New-Fangled Guidelines All Parents Need to Know
All ye parents that have done away with food types from their kid’s dietetic intake solely on the basis of allergy test outcomes might uncover that several of them could in fact be safely given to the kids. According to the NIAID foremost clinical regulations for diagnosis & treatment of food allergies, testing involving skin, blood analyses are insufficient to make diagnoses. Allergies are doubted when individuals experience reactions within minute/hour’s time spans following intake of offender foods, as per the novel rules. Doctors must then be taking into consideration medical past, conducting physical examination  [...]

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Dec 7, 2010
Posted in Parenting

Healthy Eating – Avoiding Top 6 Food Follies – Part I

Healthy Eating – Avoiding Top 6 Food Follies – Part I
Kids can be such finicky eaters and being fussy is an innate part of their developmental process. Young kids are innately neophobics – distrusting the new-fangled. Even the most resolute of parents eventually mellow down to their kids’ decision of not eating anything rather than trying some novel food item. Even as obesity rules the roost in nationwide discussions on infancy health, several parents are even apprehensive that their kid’s preference to foods like nugget, chocolate, fries & noodles could be contributory to nutritional deficiency. Many parents often feel that if this is what the kid wishes for then  [...]

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Dec 2, 2010
Posted in Pregnancy Care

Brain Damage in Fetuses linked to Toothpaste Brand Used by Pregnant Mothers

Brain Damage in Fetuses linked to Toothpaste Brand Used by Pregnant Mothers
A chemical present in several brands of soap & toothpaste are being associated with fetal brain damage. Researchers are fearful that expectant mothers with exposure to elevated amounts of the chemical known as triclosan might place their infants at greater risk. Startling novel discoveries indicate that triclosan might disturb blood circulation to the uterine region causing brain damage in the fetus by malnourishment due to oxygen shortage it urgently requires for proper development. Lately Univ. of Florida scientists who were part of the trial urged for critical examinations into the risks posed to fetuses. Prof.  [...]

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