Mommy’s Favorite Things – 7 ideas to Relax and Unwind Hey Moms! Looking for some ideas on things to do to relax and unwind? We know it’s hard to find the time as a busy Mom to have some proper You time, but never fear, we’ve got your back. Today, we’re going to share some
HPV screening has replaced Pap smears in many countries, and several Canadian provinces are now following suit. Here’s why. For decades, the Pap smear has been the primary screening tool for cervical cancer in Canada, and anyone with a cervix who is over the age of 21 or who has been sexually active is advised
Ear aches and sore throats are extra stressful when your kid is prone to recurrent infections. This science-backed supplement can help keep kids healthy. Created for “Oh, he got it from daycare.” We all know that aches, sniffles and other ailments are often traced back to fellow kids. Once your little one enters daycare or
If you grew up in a divorced home or you are divorced with kids yourself, you have some idea what coparenting is about. Typically, coparenting refers to parents who are separated or divorced who work together to care for and raise their children. It can look many different ways depending on the relationship you have
Some of your old refund cheques from the CRA might still be sitting uncashed. Here’s how to see what free money you might be missing out on. Kids are expensive, so no matter what your current financial situation is, any extra money that you weren’t expecting is a good news story. And now, there’s an
Safe sleep rules can be confusing (especially when you’re exhausted). Check this list to make sure you’re avoiding these common baby sleep mistakes. Newborn sleep: It’s one of the three main things you think about when you have a baby. (There’s sleep, there’s feedings, and there’s basic hygiene, as in, “How many days ago did I
More than 137,000 kids have helped the company test and fine-tune toys through play Created for When you think of a toy manufacturer, what comes to mind? People in board rooms? Factories and conveyor belts? Perhaps designers working feverishly to come up with the next big toy sensation? At the Fisher-Price Play Lab in East
She took to the app to share an activity that kept her daughter busy for 15 minutes straight “in complete silence”. Bless. Parents of toddlers are always on the hunt for an activity that will keep their kid focussed for more than a few minutes at a time. If the activity is calm and quiet,
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Breast pads or nursing pads are useful accessories for lactating mothers. Nursing pads go inside the bras and soak up leaking milk. Mothers may experience milk leakage between feedings when their nipples rub against clothing, during sexual interaction, or when they hear the baby cry. Milk leakage is a normal
St. Louis Children’s Hospital is one of the ONLY hospitals in the nation that hosts an adaptive triathlon to champion kids on the move. The Tri My Best adaptive triathlon encourages children with movement disorders to swim, cycle and run their way to the finish line!
As children explore the world around them, it’s common for them to put things in their mouths. Because of this, it’s important to be prepared for these situations and know exactly what to do if your child swallows a foreign object. Dr. Jamie Kondis, Pediatrician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, lists the foreign objects that
Bumps and bruises in children are expected throughout their childhood, but what is considered to be normal? Dr. Jamie Kondis, Pediatrician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, shares how to identify normal from abnormal bruising in children at any developmental stage and describes the signs to look for to know when you should reach out to
Prevent feeling overwhelmed and depressed with these mindfulness-based stress reduction strategies and this FREE E-BOOK offered by The Parenting Junkie. Experience the true power of your words: http://www.theparentingjunkie.com/ebook In this video, you will learn ways to stop feeling overwhelmed with life. (HINT: your cranky toddler isn’t what’s overwhelming you!). When I feel overwhelmed with life
St. Louis Children’s Hospital is honored to remember Ari Dougan and share her story at the 2022 Blooms & Butterflies event. Ari participated in the BJC Wings Pediatric Palliative Care and Hospice program, which is the only home-based pediatric program in the St. Louis area serving children and their families while they cope with an
Since the 2010s, e-cigarettes, or vapes, have exploded in popularity among teens, resulting in a surge of nicotine dependence and addiction. If your teen has decided they want to quit vaping, there are lots of resources available to you and them. Behavioral interventions tend to work better than medical ones in most cases, including setting
If you think your child has asthma, you may have a few questions. How is asthma diagnosed? Can you outgrow asthma? What are common asthma medications? Lila Kurtz answers these questions and more in this week’s episode of Mom Docs. How is asthma diagnosed? Doctors look for recurring episodes of coughing or wheezing when diagnosing
Meet Dr. Scott Luhmann, Washington University pediatric orthopedic surgeon at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Learn more about St. Louis Children’s Hospital – Find a Physician, Get Directions, Request an Appointment http://bit.ly/2jsCMno Want to hear more from St. Louis Children’s Hospital? Subscribe to the St Louis Children’s Hospital YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2ahGj1c Visit Children’s MomDocs (a blog
Ella is outgoing, a hard worker, loves school, the color pink and dancing. Born at just 27 weeks, Ella was diagnosed with fetal growth restriction, a condition in which the unborn baby is not growing at a normal rate. When she was 2 weeks old, she suffered a brain bleed and was subsequently diagnosed with
Ramadan encourages community and togetherness, which we want to celebrate. Centred around Iftar and time spent together while you made memories with loved ones. Our quality occasion wear, from smart shirts to beautiful dresses, is perfect for celebrating Ramadan in style.
Some of the world’s most important pediatric breakthroughs are ONLY happening at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. And that’s ONLY for one reason – together with our Washington University Physician partners, we are committed to providing the best care for kids in St. Louis and across the globe.
It’s time for a playful fresh look and we’ve got you covered. Playing outdoors allows children to develop self-confidence, independence, and self-esteem. Our high-quality and durable collection can keep up with them as they play and explore this season.
It can be startling to hear from the dentist that your child needs to have a tooth pulled, but rest assured it is no time to panic. Dr. Emily Hahn, Pediatric Dentist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses what you need to know about baby teeth extraction to explain the reasoning behind why they need
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