Mother’s Day looks different for moms with a sick child. Learn how you can help. Created for There are few situations as difficult as having a seriously ill child. In Canada, 65 per cent of families live outside a city with specialty children’s hospital. Many families must travel long distances to access the medical care
Mother’s day is just around the corner, so show your Mom how much she means to you with amazing products for every type of Mom. Make Mother’s Day extra special with personalized gifts and gifts for Mom ideas that are unique and affordable. Get her something that will make her smile, including framed pictures of
In a study published in Frontiers in Pediatrics, researchers reviewed the ways to develop breastfeeding practices in the era of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Image Credit: Updating Clinical Practices to Promote and Protect Human Milk and Breastfeeding in a COVID-19 Era. Image Credit: Onjira Leibe/Shutterstock Background Breastfeeding and lactation have been affected by
Young adults who received organ transplants as children may not be regularly attending their doctor appointments after leaving their pediatric providers. Missing these appointments is associated with longer and more frequent hospitalizations and poorer medication adherence, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Georgia found a significant decline in attending adult health
Postpartum intrusive thoughts are common, but rarely talked about. That needs to change. I was an expat in Bangkok when I became pregnant with my first child. Like many first-time moms, I wanted a non-medicated birth: I hired a doula, coached my husband on pain relief techniques, and planned to breastfeed immediately following delivery. What
CAR-T therapy, a form of immunotherapy that revs up T-cells to recognize and destroy cancer cells, has revolutionized the treatment of blood cancers, including certain leukemias, lymphomas, and most recently, multiple myeloma. However, Black and Hispanic people were largely absent from the major clinical trials that led to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval
Women who were pregnant during the recent Omicron surge were diagnosed with COVID-19 at a much higher rate than during previous phases of the pandemic, but were less likely to develop severe illness, a study by UT Southwestern and Parkland Health scientists found. The research, reported in JAMA, is the first published evidence documenting how
There are endless variations of the ABC song, which will help you keep it fresh (for baby and for you!). The “ABC Song” is one of the most popular English alphabet songs in North America. Sung to the tune of “Baa Baa Black Sheep” and “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star,” it’s also super simple to remember.
Enthusiastic attendees gathered in the Feinberg Conference Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for the fourth annual Women in Medicine conference on Friday, April 22, which was held in-person for the first time in three years. The theme of this year’s all-day conference, which was also live-streamed, was “Celebrating Our Voices,” and featured presentations and discussion
10 reasons you might (even sometimes) hate parenting – no shame, we all do. I want to help you get out of these patterns so you can start love parenting and parent from love. I’m Avital, aka The Parenting Junkie, mother of 5 and my goal is to help you create family bliss. In this
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center specialists will share the latest advances and developments in the treatment of blood-related cancers at the 2022 Tandem Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Meetings of the American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (ASTCT) and Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) in Salt Lake City, Utah, from April
“Keep pushing, Simone!” Gerren’s voice rings out through my back room as our eyes meet in the mirror. I don’t expect it but can’t deny the rush that shoots through my body. For the last eight weeks, I’ve been testing out Mirror from Lululemon and these tiny thrills have (sadly?) become one of the highlights
If you whipped out a bottle or walked your baby in a stroller, I was silently but viciously judging you. When I had my first baby, I made plenty new-mom mistakes. I didn’t notice he had diaper rash. I let him sleep in his swing (a big no-n0 now, but we didn’t know it then).
New research results demonstrate how inflammation from a COVID-19 infection during pregnancy could potentially impact long-term infant health, including infant growth and brain development. Published in the Journal of Perinatology, a new study from Boston Medical Center describes how infants of mothers who had a COVID-19 infection during pregnancy had significant elevations in inflammatory blood
A five-year, $2.85 million grant to use novel technology to study babies with hydrocephalus has been awarded to a team of UTHealth Houston researchers by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Co-lead investigators Eva M. Sevick, PhD; Manish N. Shah, MD; and Banghe Zhu, PhD,
Surprise the sweetest woman on the planet with jaw-dropping gifts for Moms this Mother’s Day. Whether you are looking for sentimental keepsakes that will be passed down through generations, fitness gear to take her workouts to the next level, or kitchen gear to keep her perfecting her chef skills, this guide has everything from luxury