Powdered infant formulas produced in Abbott Nutrition’s facility in Sturgis, Mich., were recalled after consumer illness from bacterial infections. To date, the infant formula recall has caused four infant hospitalizations, and the bacterial infection from the formula may have contributed … Continue reading Infant Formula Recall Includes Similac, Alimentum and EleCare Products
After months of anticipation, your baby’s due date is near. Here’s what you can expect from the start of labor until the first days and weeks with your new baby. Signs of Labor No one can predict with certainty when … Continue reading Labor and Childbirth: What To Expect and Complications
After 9 months of nausea, weight gain, back pain, and general discomfort, the day is finally here: delivery day. And, if you’re anything like me, you are more than ready. I was trying to evict my daughter as soon as … Continue reading How to Advocate for Yourself and Your Baby During Delivery
The best treatment for diaper rash is to keep your baby’s skin as clean and dry as possible. If your baby’s diaper rash persists despite home treatment, your doctor may prescribe: A mild hydrocortisone (steroid) cream An antifungal cream, if … Continue reading Diaper Rash: Diagnosis and Treatment
You may not be pregnant yet, but there’s plenty you can do now to make yourself as healthy as possible for a growing baby. Consider this your preconception to-do list. 1. Make an appointment with your doctor. True, you’ll be … Continue reading Your Prepregnancy Checklist
If you’re planning to bottle feed with expressed breast milk or infant formula, these tips will help you feed your baby and keep them safe and healthy. If you decide to use infant formula, first infant formula (first milk) should always be … Continue reading Infant Formula Milk Bottle Feeding Advice
If you’re considering having a baby, you probably have wondered how long it will take to get pregnant, when to have sex, and how often. Find the answers to your questions here. The Odds of Getting Pregnant It’s a common … Continue reading Thinking About Getting Pregnant? How to Prepare for it?
Kids who become invested in self-improvement at a young age will likely experience many advantages in life. But it can be a little tricky to figure out exactly how to go about teaching kids about self-improvement. Fortunately, these strategies can … Continue reading How to Promote Self-Improvement in Your Kids
Your seven-month-old has just broken out in hives. You’ve been gradually introducing solids, but haven’t introduced anything new in a few days. Still, you ate a messy peanut butter sandwich before feeding your baby and are wondering if your baby … Continue reading What Are the Symptoms of an Allergy in Kids?
Disciplininga toddler can feel sometimes like an uphill battle. After all, it’s not called the “terrible twos” for nothing. Despite their small size, they can be impressively stubborn and strong-willed. While they’re not yet ready for serious consequences, it’s important … Continue reading Discipline for Toddlers: Strategies and Challenges
In 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its analysis of what it costs to raise a child in the United States. And according to their figures it can cost as much as $233,610 before inflation for a two-parent, … Continue reading How to Reduce the Cost of Raising a Child
The 9- to 12-month-old stage in your baby’s life is often the turning point for them as they make some big developmental milestones like standing, stacking items, and feeding themselves. And while they love experimenting with finger foods at this … Continue reading How Much Should a 9-12 Month-Old Baby Eat?
Pregnancy is an exciting — and stressful — time. Your mind races with a zillion questions and concerns ranging from mild (but not silly — there are no silly questions when you’re pregnant) to very serious. A common question is … Continue reading Coronavirus and Pregnancy: Symptoms, Treatment and Risks
A new study from the American College of Physicians found that taking low-dose aspirin on a daily basis may improve pregnancy outcomes for people who previously experienced pregnancy loss. The report, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine on Monday, … Continue reading Low-Dose Aspirin May Help People With History of Pregnancy Loss
Newborn hygiene care, including bathing, skin care and changing diapers, is important for your baby’s health and comfort. Bathing and skin care Giving a small, wiggly baby a bath can make a new parent nervous, but by being calm and … Continue reading Newborn Hygiene; Bathing, Skin Care and Changing Diapers
Keep in mind that breast milk is the best food for babies in the first year of life. It helps them grow healthy and strong and protects them from infections and illness. For example: Breast milk has hormones and the … Continue reading 10 Best Baby Formulas of 2021
Healthy Eating Guideline Provide water in addition to age appropriate milk drinks. Infants under the age of 6 months who are not exclusively breastfed can be offered cooled, boiled water in addition to infant formula. Good drinks for babies Breastmilk … Continue reading Good Drinks for Babies and Kids
Newborn baby skin care is a delicate matter. In the early months, as your baby’s immune system develops, you’ll want to use the mildest cleansers and the smallest bit of lotion. But when dry skin, eczema, and diaper rash appear, … Continue reading Recommended Baby Skin Care Products: Soaps, Lotions, Detergents and More
Never heard of fenugreek? Don’t worry — you’re not alone — but that doesn’t mean you should continue to be in the dark on this medicinal herb. In fact, I recommend using it on a regular basis. Why? Because fenugreek … Continue reading Fenugreek: Benefits i.e. Pregnancy, Uses and Side Effects
I’m a 26-year-old nurse from Indianapolis, Indiana. I’m married with two kids and have two more on the way. My youngest is 11 months old, and my oldest is 3. My twins (a boy and a girl) are due on … Continue reading Nurse Gets Covid-19 While Pregnant With Twins And Shares Symptoms
You might slather sunscreen on yourself all day long with no regard, but you’re likely looking at ingredients a little more closely when it comes to what you’re layering onto your kids’ skin. Luckily there are plenty of SPFs that … Continue reading 10 Best Sunscreens For Kids And Babies 2020 – Safe Sunblock
Keep in mind that breast milk is the best food for babies in the first year of life. It helps them grow healthy and strong and protects them from infections and illness. For example: Breast milk has hormones and the … Continue reading 10 Best Baby Formulas of 2020
Of all food categories, it may be safe to say that ensuring the purity of baby foods and making sure there are no toxic ingredients or metal in baby food should be one that’s a major priority. However, a national … Continue reading Metal in Baby Food: Study Finds 95% Contain Heavy Metals
In October 2019, the company Johnson & Johnson (J&J) — makers of the world’s top-selling baby powder — recalled a batch of baby powder after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in at least one bottle. That’s right: baby … Continue reading Baby Powder Asbestos Dangers: Should You Worry?
Millions of parents are seeking answers and assistance when their children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD. Parents are not often told that chiropractic care offer benefits for autism, even as autism ratescontinue to increase. Can a holistic … Continue reading Benefits of Chiropractic Care and Autism: the Untold Story
Inviting Grandma over for dinner may actually extend her life—and increase its quality—a new study shows. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco found that loneliness plays a large role in the decline so often associated with old age. … Continue reading Loneliness Leads to an Earlier Death for the Elderly
Are you a mother trying to find a formula for your infant? Are you confused which baby formula is the best to choose? If these concerns … Continue reading 10 Best Baby Formulas of 2019
Here’s a scary stat: More than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—and 25 percent don’t even know they have it. But it gets worse: 84 million more Americans have pre-diabetes … Continue reading 10 Diabetes Symptoms In Women – How To Know If You Have Diabetes
Theo Taylor, who was born on March 15 at just 12 oz. — which is around the same size as a Coca-Cola can — went from being on the brink of death to thriving six months later. The baby from Durham, England, … Continue reading Baby Boy Born the Size of a Coke Can Miraculously Survives and Is ‘Doing So Well,’ Says Mom
TOTAL TIME 2 minutes SERVES 1 MEAL TYPE Beverages DIET TYPE Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian INGREDIENTS: 1 glass of warm or hot water (12–16 ounces) 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½–1 teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon … Continue reading Secret Detox Drink Recipe: Cleanse and Rejuvinate
Did you know that iodine deficiency is now regarded by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the most prevalent and easily preventable case of impaired cognitive development in children in the world? There are at least 30 million suffering from … Continue reading Iodine Deficiency Epidemic: How to Reverse It for Your Health
“Mama…Mama?” My son sat beside me on the couch, his favorite book in hand. Even though he was right in front of me, I didn’t hear him. Continue reading ‘The 7-Day Experiment That Made Me A Better Mom’
My mom got sober when my dad was in rehab. This was 1985. She was sitting in the bathtub sipping a vodka tonic and flipping through a paperback. Continue reading My Badass Mom Showed Me How to Be a Real Man