Infertility is a disease of the reproductive system defined as the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of unprotected intercourse. It’s a myth that if you try hard enough, pregnancy is guaranteed. Infertility is a medical condition. One in seven couples experience infertility.
All parents swap strategies for keeping their infants from becoming picky eaters: Make sure you feed them vegetables before fruits (otherwise they’ll just want sweet-tasting food), offer a wide variety of foods, flavors and textures as soon as they can start eating and if you breastfeed, make sure you get a variety of flavors in your diet (so that the flavor profiles are passed...
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found many mothers are feeding babies solid foods earlier than the recommended age of six months, according to the Cleveland Clinic.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends solid foods are introduced to infants no earlier than six months of age.
The leading cause of death in otherwise healthy babies more than a month old is SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome. It occurs in about 50 of every 100,000 births in the U.S. SIDS applies to any infant whose death is sudden and unexplained. Usually, the infant is found dead after having been put to sleep, and a subsequent autopsy finds absolutely nothing wrong with the baby.
Having children keeps me on my toes. I am one of those parents who is always checking up on the kids -- it drives my wife crazy!
I have to admit this behavior of mine could drive anyone crazy. But can you blame me? I have spent most of my adult life in hospitals, and one of the most heartbreaking things I see is when a child is rushed into the emergency room with an...
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Many expectant mothers are wary of taking drugs during the early weeks of pregnancy, as this time period can be crucial for the development of their baby. However, sometimes it’s hard to know for sure just what kind of effects medications can have on an unborn child.
With flu season in full swing, and the number of severe cases leading to an increase in hospitalizations, as well as 18 pediatric deaths, attention must be paid to pregnant women when it comes to this potentially dangerous virus.
Expectant mothers must be encouraged to get a flu shot – and if they notice flu-like symptoms, they need...
Flu Rates are on the Rise:
By Dr. Ayala Miller