At the first glance, the car seat looks like any other well-made product. It’s a comfortable and easy-to-use car seat that features a removable headrest for better rear-facing installation and it comfortably sits any infant or toddler up to 35 pounds.
Some diseases and conditions that affect children can often affect one
gender more than the other. Though there are many reasons for this,
sometimes it’s a mystery that researchers and scientists have yet to
Though it’s the most common chronic disease found in children across the
world, many adults also struggle with asthma every day and are required
to use an inhaler to help them breathe when they have an attack.
Did you know exercising during pregnancy may give your child’s brain development a head start?
In the last ten years or so, some of my students developed lupus, which
they inherited from their parents. So far both students have non-active
lupus which doesn’t usually affect their kidneys.
Through a recent study, it was found that prenatal groups for pregnant women with limited English language skills can help new mothers become more comfortable and allow them to discuss common pregnancy and child-raising questions with other women.
The exact cause of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is not known. However, being unaware of the exact causes of autism doesn’t mean we don’t have many highly accurate hypotheses.
A common misconception is that only girls are affected by eating
disorders, or only a small percentage of boys are affected. However,
this may not be entirely true.
Though his story shows that extremely preterm children can lead healthy
lives despite their tumultuous beginnings, not every preterm child
outgrows the medical issues often associated with early birth.
When she was pregnant with my friend, our neighbor developed gestational
diabetes. Diabetes isn’t that common in her family and the only other
person who ever developed it was her grandpa during the later years of
When we were younger it was typical for us to eat at the table as a
family. Around high school, we started to drift away from the tradition
because more of us were working and we never knew how many people would be home.
Heart disease runs in my family and all of my sisters, as well as my mother and grandmother all have the same issues, but since we know we’re prone to heart disease, all of us girls were checked early.
Some new moms are even more prone to visit the emergency room for any and every little thing, which can get expensive fast. Another option is to have a nurse on call for home visits, but this is also expensive.
Bipolar disorder can unfortunately become even worse during pregnancy
because the typical medication used to treat the disorder doesn’t seem
to work quite as well.
Babies born prematurely often face up to months in the NICU. There, they undergo painful inflammatory procedures every day.
New research suggests that women who snore during pregnancy are more
likely to have C-sections and babies with lower birth weight.
According to the Canadian Medical Association Journal, women who take
non-aspirin non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs during the early
stages of pregnancy are more than two times more likely to miscarriage.
Though it’s possible to live with an infectious chronic virus without
ever putting other people at risk, mothers infected with chronic
diseases have a high chance of passing it on to their children.
Hepatitis C is one such virus that could potentially be passed on
New research also suggests that in some cases a consistent weight gain can be associated with pregnancy risks such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Breastfeeding gives children natural immunities and nutrients and it’s
also a close bonding experience. Though they were successful in
breastfeeding their children for at least six months, not all women are
able to breastfeed for as long.