Lower back pain is the second most common reason why people visit doctors. In the United States, as many as 80 percent of adults will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives, with lower back pain being the leading cause of disability in Americans under 45 years old.Read More
For new parents, the early stages of pregnancy are all about keeping the mother healthy and preparing for labor. You might be so preoccupied with these concerns that you forget about the years of parenting that will follow the birth. While some tasks can be saved until later, there is one thing that must be taken care of as early as possible: finding a doctor for the baby. Parents should start thinking about this early in the pregnancy, and it is best to have a doctor chosen by the seventh or eight month.Read More
The question of when to return to work after giving birth weighs heavily on the minds of many pregnant woman. In the United States, the vast majority of women with children of preschool age or younger are part of the work force, and the rate is increasing throughout the world. This can be troublesome in an age in which women are still widely expected to be the primary caregivers for young children, and the issue is further complicated by the physical and emotional difficulties surrounding the post-childbirth return to work.Read More
Dummies, pacifiers, comforters or soothers have been used by mothers for centuries to soothe and calm their babies. There is a dummy debate that has been going for a long time as whilst there are some parents who feel they couldn’t live without them, there are other parents who detest them.Read More
About four out of five babies will have a birthmark of some kind. Some fade away and others remain for life. They are areas of skin which are discoloured and are visible from birth or appear in the first few weeks of the baby’s life. The two main types of birthmarks are pigmented and vascular.