Health

As parents you always want the best for your children, so here’s where you’ll find detailed information about their health. Articles on all those things that you worry about during their growth and development: vaccines, disease prevention, nutrition advice, balanced diet, and tips for relieving pain and other problems that can affect their physical and psychological well-being.

According to a Study, Children Extend Life Expectancy

Research by scientists at the Karolinska Institute studied the life expectancy of 1.4 million Swedes and they found out that having children lengthens the number of years you can live, especially in the case of men. The specialists studied 704,481…

How Does Second-hand Smoke Affect Children?

A few decades ago smoking was allowed just about everywhere. Cigarettes were even seen as socially acceptable. Yet the effects of second-hand smoke were still unknown. Tolerance towards cigarettes was justified by the lack of information on its harmful health effects.…

Seeking Postpartum Solace: Why Is It So Important?

Seeking postpartum solace after giving birth is an extremely important part of your full recovery. This is especially true if you had an experience during pregnancy or childbirth that affected you negatively. Sometimes these experiences keep us from living peacefully and in…

Styes in Children: How to Treat Them

Because they sting and hurt, they’re usually one of the most hated conditions among adults and children alike. Here, we’ll review some tips on the treatment and prevention of styes in children. Styes are nothing more than an inflammation of…

Dealing with Hives during Pregnancy

When a woman is pregnant, her body goes through enormous changes which affect her mentally and physically. Some of these affect the skin. Many women suffer from hives during pregnancy. Hives, also known as urticaria, refers to an itchy skin…

Chronic Hives in Children

Read on to find out more about chronic hives in children. An outbreak of hives, also known as urticaria, normally lasts just a few hours or a couple of days at most. But in chronic cases, this itchy rash may stick…

Caring for a Cesarean Scar after Childbirth

Caring for a cesarean scar after childbirth is not complicated, but regular aftercare is key to recovery. As your skin forms scar tissue to heal the wound, it’s important to prevent infection and look out for possible complications. In this…

Diet after Childbirth: When Should I Start?

In this article, we’ll discuss the best time to start your diet after childbirth. Many women are upset by the changes that pregnancy causes to their figure and eager to get back in shape once the baby is born. But…

Growth Hormone Deficiency in Children

Growth hormone deficiency or GHD is a relatively rare childhood condition. It’s caused by a low production rate of this hormone in the pituitary gland, which is located at the base of the skull. It can also be caused by a…

12 Signs of Childhood Leukemia

Unfortunately, leukemia is present in the lives of many children today. It is a type of cancer that is most commonly found in young children and is therefore known as childhood leukemia. Although this is a very serious disease, there…

Hughes Syndrome and Spontaneous Abortions

In this article we’ll share with you all you need to know about Hughes syndrome and spontaneous abortions. Are you trying to get pregnant and wish to achieve a successful delivery? If you’ve suffered from the loss of one or…

Recommended Diet for Children with Gastroenteritis

In this article we’ll share a list of foods that are suitable for children with gastroenteritis, and ones that are restricted. If your child is suffering from the symptoms of gastroenteritis, you should stay away from certain foods for a few…

Postpartum Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Postpartum Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (POCD), as the name implies, is a set of thoughts and behaviors that a woman experiences after giving birth. As in any other Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, a woman’s daily life is affected in multiple areas. Causes…

The Balloon Technique for Calming Nervous Children

Many parents use the balloon technique to help their children remain calm under pressure. This is a simple game that teaches deep breathing and helps kids manage stress in their everyday lives. Childhood is a time of new experiences. Some…

Dealing with Blocked Noses in Children

Blocked noses are a common problem during childhood. Little ones have lower defences against the common cold and influenza. A blocked nose in children is often a symptom of one of these common viral infections. If symptoms persist, however, it…