Archive for 'Health'
Last week in Wales a young man died of measles, a highly contagious disease and one that is easily preventable with vaccination. It is a reminder to parents everywhere of the importance of vaccinating children against [...]
If your child has trouble breathing or gets hives after eating, then she may have a life threatening food allergy. In children, particularly young ones, intolerance to certain foods is fairly common. But actual food allergies, [...]
Does teething cause rashes and illness? Teething Beginning at around three or four months, until about two and a half years, a child is almost constantly teething. And while the eruption of teeth may cause some [...]
A look at how sleep can keep our children’s immune system strong. Sleep & Immune System More and more research is pointing to the fact that that sleep is a vital component in keeping disease at [...]
Why taking care of yourself, not just your newborn is a must. Support For New Parents Taking care of yourself as well as your children is an important lesson for new parents to learn. After all, [...]
How umbilical cord blood banking could be a life-saver for your child. Umbilical Cord Blood More and more, parents are considering umbilical cord blood banking where some of the blood from their baby’s umbilical cord and [...]
The benefits of taking children to the doctor when they’re well. Well Child Visit As important as it is that we have our children seen by a physician when they’re sick or injured, it’s also important [...]
How to save money while feeding your baby nutritious food. Homemade Baby Food When the time comes for your baby to begin solid foods, you may think that the best food is available on the supermarket [...]
Mary Poppins sang that “a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down”, and it seems that this may be true. A recent study found that infants, who on average receive more than a dozen vaccines [...]
Just the words ‘Sudden Infant Death Syndrome’ evokes fear in parents. Fortunately more and more is being learned about prevention of this terrible tragedy. SIDS or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is, as the name implies, the [...]
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