Month: November 2018

The air is crisp, the trees are losing those last few leaves and sweater weather is in full swing. Closets are now displaying cozy knits, leggings and boots to stay warm and comfy during the chilly season. If you’re looking for some fall and winter fashion inspiration, read on to see our top outfit ideas
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Image: iStock In mammals and humans, the ear naturally produces a waxy substance called the cerumen, which we commonly refer to as earwax. Cleaning or clearing earwax in adults and kids is easier compared to cleaning earwax in infants, as their ear canal is delicate and must be handled with care. That said, excessive ear
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Photo: iStock It’s easy to understand the appeal of crib bumper pads for new parents. Those pre-baby weeks are a blur of frantic decisions about what you need to make your baby safe in your home and, at first glance, bumpers seem to fit the bill. The soft pads promise to protect your baby from
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Micropenis refers to an abnormally small penis. Micropenis is rare and hormonal or genetic issues are most often the cause. Doctors will usually diagnose and treat the condition at birth. In this article, we look at the definition of micropenis, the symptoms and causes, and the ways a smaller-than-average penis may or may not affect
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Let’s face it—when you’re a busy mom, some days you don’t even have time to worry about how little time you have. And when the house is a mess, the kids are hungry again, and due dates are quickly approaching, your to-do list might feel like its piling higher than the dirty laundry basket. Here
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Photo: iStock Grown-ups get dandruff, babies get cradle cap. Both conditions are due to a harmless and common skin issue called seborrheic dermatitis, which causes rough, scaly patches and flaky skin on the scalp—not really what you want when you’re showing off your beautiful newborn to friends and family. Unfortunately, most babies get cradle cap,
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Photo: istock To our toddlers, we’re like rock stars. They follow us, they watch us, they mimic us and they want to be just like us. It’s pretty flattering when you think about it. Still, there’s one place we really don’t need or want a rapt audience: the bathroom. It’s one thing to have our
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BabyCentre earns commission if you buy something from a link on this page. Did you grow up with Christmas stockings every year? Although not everyone keeps up the tradition of a Santa sock shaped gift bag, many families still love to continue the nostalgic practice in Christmas culture. When your child also gets a selection
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Some research suggests that melatonin can help treat children with sleeping difficulties. However, it is best to try lifestyle changes or speak to a doctor before giving melatonin to a child. Sleep plays an essential role in overall health and well-being. Sleep is especially important for children as their bodies and brains are still growing
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More than likely when someone says “adoption,” you picture a family adopting a newborn baby. That’s probably because when adoption is portrayed in movies and on television, it is generally portrayed as parents adopting an infant. More often than not, those parents are adopting because they are unable to have a baby of their own.
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Photo: iStockPhoto The first 12 months of your baby’s life are full of firsts—from developmental milestones like smiling, babbling or crawling, to first experiences and holidays. While your little one isn’t really going to understand who Santa is or why there is so much excitement, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go big for their first
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Although all pregnancies are different, certain symptoms tend to occur in each trimester. For some women, the second trimester means the end of morning sickness and fatigue, but it also means the onset of specific types of pain. Pregnancy consists of three trimesters. The second trimester lasts from weeks 13 to 28. In this article,
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Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome is when food allergies affect the gastrointestinal tract of babies and young children. It is rare but may be more prevalent than doctors previously understood. The main symptoms of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome, or FPIES, are recurring, severe diarrhea and vomiting. An infant may experience these symptoms from time to time,
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