Aicardi syndrome is a very rare condition that usually affects girls. Depending on its severity, it can cause developmental delay, epilepsy, problems with vision, and a shortened life expectancy. In this article, learn more about Aicardi syndrome, including its risk factors, symptoms, and treatments. Aicardi syndrome is a rare condition that almost exclusively affects females,
The main factor that influences a person’s height is their genetic makeup. However, many other factors can influence height during development, including nutrition, hormones, activity levels, and medical conditions. Scientists believe that genetic makeup, or DNA, is responsible for about 80% of a person’s height. This means, for instance, that tall people tend to have
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE In 2008, the 6th Meeting of the International Scientific Association of Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) defined “dietary prebiotics” as “a selectively fermented ingredient that results in specific changes in the composition and/or activity of the gastrointestinal microbiota, thus conferring benefit(s) upon host health” (1). Prebiotics are thus consumed for the
Photo: iStockphoto When you’re a new mom, you’re particularly vulnerable to colds and flus: You’re sleep deprived, grabbing junk food on the go, and if you have a preschooler bringing home daycare germs as well, you’re really in trouble. But there’s good news: It’s okay to use most cold medicine while breastfeeding, even those that
The muscles, ligaments, and tissues of the pelvic floor support the bladder, rectum, and sexual organs. When the supportive structures weaken or become especially tight, doctors describe it as pelvic floor dysfunction. It is a common health issue. When a person has pelvic floor dysfunction, the organs in the pelvis may drop. They often press
This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is typically appreciated as the first 3-day weekend after Christmas, but it is so much more than that. January is finally here. A fresh start greets us in 2020 and invites us to an exciting
Another rainy or bone-chilling day? We see you over there: Restless kids fidgeting on the couch, the clock ticking slower than usual, and you’re fresh out of ideas for things to do. Well you’ve come to the right place. We have your back with this list of the best indoor games you haven’t already tried. 1.
This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Being a mother is the most important job you will ever have. Whether you work outside of the home or are a full-time mom, your job never ends. If you are raising a special needs child, your mom workload is
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Whether you’re looking for a rearward-facing car seat for babies, or an infant car seat that will last through the toddler years, knowing the car seat groups to keep your little passenger safe can feel like a tricky business. Here we’re guiding you through the different car seat classifications and fitting options. Products featured: –
The Mothercare Havana is a combination car seat that can be used from birth. The seat is installed in the vehicle using the ISOFIX point, in a rear facing position for newborns, and a forward facing position from approximately 9 months (9kgs) . It’s been designed to last your little one until they are 4
Week Four A personal video diary of one mum’s ups and downs throughout pregnancy and the first 12 weeks of her journey as a mum of three, looking after her newborn (Lennon) and two daughters (Harper and Saoirse) In this series of videos, Eimear from @EimearVarianBarry will be sharing her personal experience and discussing what
Toddlers and tinsel? We talked to parents about how to keep your decorations safe from little hands and what to expect during the festive season.
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The Mothercare Sport car seat is the perfect seat to keep your little on comfy on long journeys. With 3 seat recline positions and a 5-point harness, you’ll find the Mothercare Sport car seat has everything you need to keep your little one safe and protected in the vehicle. The seat has deep wide wings
“This autumn collection is my favourite so far. Bringing back childhood memories of the local village fete. The sights, smells and sounds. The coconut shy, hook a duck, the craft tent, garden skittles. Such fun on a late summer evening. Hope this collection brings back memories for you too.” Love Jools x
Meet the Dads behind the new Spring Collection 2017 from BABYBJÖRN #dadstories Real dads telling their real stories
This winter collection is all focused around time honoured traditions. The 12 days of Christmas counting down to the magical moment when you first glimpse the presents under the tree. The sparkle and magic, sights and sounds of this special time of year. Time with family and dressing up to visit relatives. All of this