Month: November 2019

This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Ovulation pain, also known as mittelschmerz pain, is pelvic and lower abdominal pain that some women may experience during the time they are ovulating. These aches and pains can range from mild to severe discomfort and can last anywhere from
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Technically a fruit because they contain seeds, pumpkins are full of vitamins and antioxidants. The pumpkin and pumpkin seed benefits to a prenatal diet are many. They are a true superfood. Because pumpkin is so good for you, it is
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Photo: iStockphoto In October 2019, Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF), a partnership of nonprofit environmental organizations, released a widely publicized report about heavy metals in baby food. It analyzed cereals, purees and juices and found that most of the products contained heavy metals, including lead, arsenic, mercury and cadmium, which can affect developing brains. Of course,
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Photo: iStockphoto Some parents enjoy the steaming, mashing and stockpiling of tiny little jars. Others would rather bypass the whole baby-food-making production—not to mention buying the pricey premade stuff. Think you and your baby would prefer to skip the purées altogether? If so, baby-led weaning might be right for you. What is baby-led weaning? Don’t
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The Britax Belted Base for BabySafe Plus Baby Car Seat is compatible with the Britax Baby Safe Plus and Britax Baby Safe Plus SHR Baby Car Seat. It makes taking your little one in and out of the car easier and quicker so if they are snoozing you won’t disturb them! For all of our
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It’s not a secret that flying tends to be draining. Flying tends to dry one’s skin and make the body feel a little out of sorts. While flying the cabin pressures change and the temperature and oxygen levels fluctuate. It is because of that reason that flying while pregnant can be worrisome. However, with proper
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Growing babies love to play and explore.At six months, your baby is inquisitive. He is ready to play with toys, taste them and protest if the playthings are taken away from him. Therefore, this is the best time to introduce him to constructive skills, through toys (1). Pick toys that
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Many adults expect to lose some hair as they age, but hair loss in children can cause alarm, especially when they become upset about bald spots or thin hair. However, hair loss in children is relatively common. Hair loss in children may have different patterns to adult hair loss. For example, androgenetic alopecia, or pattern
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Since its debut in 2015, the Amazon Echo has quickly become a household name. The Amazon Echo with Alexa wears many hats including meteorologist, trivia expert, and meal planner. But did you know this super-friendly digital assistant is also a mom’s best friend? There are multiple ways the Amazon Echo can help make mom’s life
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Fever occurs when a person’s body temperature rises above the normal range. Although fevers tend to be harmless, they can cause great discomfort. A very high or persistent fever sometimes requires medical attention, though most fevers only require treatment with home remedies. Infection is the most common cause of fever. In fact, developing a fever
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Finding educational kids shows on Netflix should be easy, right? WRONG! There’s a ton of content out there, and sometimes it’s easier to get stuck browsing through the same titles instead of choosing something to watch. Have you tried finding
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Female anatomy includes the external genitals, or the vulva, and the internal reproductive organs, which include the ovaries and the uterus. One major difference between males and females is their reproductive organs. Anatomy specific to females generally relates to sexual function, reproduction, and hormone control. Males and females have physically different sexual anatomy, but all
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Photo: iStockphoto Before my daughter started daycare at 19 months, I could count on one hand the number of times she’d been sick. But after only two months in the daycare germ storm, I’d already lost count. It was a seemingly endless stream of runny noses, low-grade fevers, mysterious rashes and minor bouts of diarrhea.
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