Baby & Newborn

5 Tips to Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Commonly referred to as cot or crib death, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the unexpected death of an infant mostly while asleep. An infant is found dead after having been laid to bed in a healthy state without any signs or symptoms of any disease. The occurrence of SIDS remains unexplained even with such techniques as autopsy, investigations and family medical history. SIDS cases are common with young first

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Pregnant

Common Body Changes During Pregnancy

Attaining pregnancy no doubt brings you a lot of joy. This is particularly true if it is a pregnancy that you have planned for. The joy can be overwhelming especially if it is your first pregnancy. Knowing that you will henceforth carry a growing fetus within your body to give birth to your offspring after nine months is in itself fulfilling. Unfortunately, that joy soon fades off. Your joy is

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Pregnant

Engorged Breasts – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment/Prevention

You are bound to develop large, firm and heavy breasts soon after giving birth. That is very normal. This happens because your breasts and by extension your body prepares to produce milk in large quantities for your baby’s benefit. That preparation is characterized by extra flow of blood and lymph fluids within your breasts. Breast enlargement only lasts for only a few days before stopping. You eventually remain with soft

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Parenting Tips

To Overcome Obesity In Children, What Parents Must Do!

Obesity in children has become a major problem these days, with more and more kids becoming unhealthy. As couples are getting more work and career oriented, they often tend to ignore their kids, leading to an uninterrupted consumption of junk food by the young ones. What parents don’t realize is that in the process, they are actually ignoring the long-term health problems that are building up in the early years

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Pregnancy is the most beautiful stage of every woman’s life. But during this lovely phase, lots of symptoms and troubles could arise and some of them might be really serious for the fetus as well as the would-be-mother. Preeclampsia is one of such severe complications associated with pregnancy. In this medical condition, the patient suffers from acute hypertension. The blood pressure of the mother-to-be rises up steeply leading to a

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High Heels in Pregnancy – Is it safe?

Pregnancy is a beautiful experience and brings a lot of changes – emotionally, physically and psychologically in a woman What type of footwear should be worn is one of the important questions arising in many expectant ladies. Comfort is the most vital thing to be taken care of during pregnancy. This is applicable to the choice of wearing heels too. Types of High Heels Following are the various types of heels available

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Pregnancy & Parenting, Baby & Newborn

Tips for Travelling With Toddler

Travelling with a toddler is nightmarish for most of the mothers. It is something that you try to avoid the most. Going for a vacation is a good idea but to go with an infant is a little unmanageable for most of mommies. The situation can be a controlled one if we follow some useful tips while going abroad. You have to make prior preparations from food to clothing to first aids and

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Pregnancy & Parenting, Baby & Newborn

Methemoglobinemia Syndrome in Babies – Symptoms & Treatment

Methemoglobinemia is a medical condition brought about by high levels of methemoglobin in the blood. Methemoglobin is a form oxygen-carrying metalloprotein in the blood. Unlike oxyhemoglobin that is also found in the blood, methemoglobin does not release oxygen it contains. For this reason, it takes bluish chocolate-brown color. In a normal situation, between one and two percent of human blood is methemoglobin. An increase in the percentage causes a pulse

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Pregnancy & Parenting

4 Skin Problems that occur during Pregnancy

It is a fact that women spend a great amount of time in caring for their skin, and it may be that you do the same. In your effort to obtain and wear beautiful and smooth skin, you definitely use varied skin care products. The realization that some of these products contain harmful ingredients capable of causing problems both on the skin and internally calls for careful selection of akin

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5 Easy Exercises for Pregnant Women

Although attaining pregnancy definitely brings you a lot of joy, you are bound to experience varied effects, which can make you very uncomfortable. Apart from health related problems that can be medically resolved, you are bound to experience such problems as tiredness or fatigue, general body pain and weak or tightened muscles. While these are problems that can easily be addressed through exercises, it is not appropriate that you undertake

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