Prolapses Pregnancy changes your body in a number of ways. Of course, you already knew that, didn’t you? When you carry a baby, it places stress and pressure on the floor of your pelvis. In some cases, this can lead to a condition called prolapse. Let’s take a closer look at the types of prolapse you might experience, what causes it, and what you can do if you develop this … [Read more...] about Prolapses
Diet, medications, and cosmetics – there are more changes in pregnancy than just your growing belly. Because your baby doesn’t have the same protections that adults do, there are many products that could be potentially harmful to your baby if applied to your skin. The products are intended to penetrate your skin and have their desired activity on the skin. As a result, they can … [Read more...] about Pregnancy and Skincare: What’s Not Safe During Pregnancy
Baby Fever: What Does It Mean When Your Baby Has a Temperature? If you’re like most moms, you worry about your baby, especially when they have a fever. As pediatricians will tell you, fevers are common in babies. Yet, it’s important to know when to seek medical attention when your baby has a fever. Babies can have a low-grade fever for a variety of reasons – from teething to … [Read more...] about Baby Fever: What Does It Mean When Your Baby Has a Temperature?
Giving birth to a new baby is usually a time of joy and celebration. Who hasn’t seen commercials of happy, smiling moms doting over a newborn baby? Yet, there’s a darker side of giving birth that you don’t hear as much about. Postpartum depression is a potentially serious condition that is often swept under the carpet. In fact, most people don’t understand or harbor certain … [Read more...] about 5 Surprising Facts about Postpartum Depression You Need to Know
Toddler Vomit – What’s Normal and What’s Not If you’re like most parents, when your toddler vomits, you want to know why. Was it something they ate or is something more serious going on? Relax. Chances are your child will vomit a few times before they leave their childhood years behind. When a toddler is sick to their stomach, the underlying cause is usually a virus, … [Read more...] about Toddler Vomit – What’s Normal and What’s Not