Category | Health & Safety

Starting Daycare: How To Deal With Health Concerns

Posted on 06 October 2011 by

Parents have mixed feelings when the time comes for their child to start daycare. One of their biggest concerns is the child’s health. Child daycare is notorious to look after many kids, so germs and diseases have a very high percentage of getting passed along. Most daycare facilities look after children of different ages ranging […]

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What You Need To Know About Swimming Lessons For Babies

Posted on 05 September 2011 by

Babies spend the first nine months of their life in fluid. It’s probably not a coincidence that as they grow older, they get fond of playing in water! Babies can be enrolled in “mommy and baby” swimming classes as early as 3 months old. During this time, the babies are allowed to play and socialize […]

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Hurricane Safety Tips For Families

Posted on 30 August 2011 by

Hurricanes can be fierce and unpredictable so it’s important for families to be prepared for their safety. The hurricane season falls between the months of June and November for the Atlantic, while it starts a month earlier in the Pacific rim. Families caught in the middle of a hurricane’s path must keep themselves updated by […]

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Is My Baby Getting Enough Breast Milk?

Posted on 10 April 2011 by

Am I feeding my baby enough? Perhaps this is the most common question that resonates in the minds of many breastfeeding moms. Unlike moms who bottle feed, breastfeeding mothers can’t accurately tell how much their baby has already fed and they mostly just rely on cues that indicate fullness. When your baby refuses to latch […]

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Does My Child Have ADHD?

Posted on 31 March 2011 by

The world is a child’s biggest playground. When a child makes his first step, it marks the beginning of a lifetime of exploration. Children, especially younger ones, would never waste their day just lounging around because they have so many skills to master and even more things to explore. But when your child just can’t […]

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Is It Safe To Feed Your Baby With Donated Breast Milk?

Posted on 25 March 2011 by

There has been a lot of debate on the use of donated breast milk as a readily available recourse for preemies and for other sick babies in or out of the hospital. Made up of just the right amount of vitamins, protein and fat, it provides babies with complete nutrition, unparalleled by any other commercially […]

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What You Need To Know About The IUD

Posted on 15 March 2011 by

One of the most popular and effective birth control methods today is the use of an IUD or an intrauterine device. It is a T-shaped plastic device that is inserted into a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy. There are two types of IUDs that are available in the United States – hormonal IUD and copper […]

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Earthquake Safety Tips For Families

Posted on 13 March 2011 by

In as much as we’d like to predict when and where the next Big One will hit, we really can’t accurately tell the exact place and time so it’s best to come prepared. But in preparing for a natural disaster as unpredictable as an earthquake, we need to keep in mind that the groundwork for […]

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What You Need To Know About The Birth Control Patch

Posted on 09 March 2011 by

If you feel that taking birth control pills on a daily basis is such a hassle, perhaps it’s worth considering the use of a birth control patch. For some women, this birth control option may not be too appealing because they are concerned whether it is really as effective in preventing pregnancy as compared to […]

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The Truth Behind Birth Control Pills: How It Affects You

Posted on 08 March 2011 by

The use of birth control pills is a convenient and reliable method of preventing pregnancy. But despite its proven effectiveness, some women are still unsure whether the use of oral contraceptives is safe. For some women, they choose to believe on birth control myths because they have disturbingly lingered despite the fact that these pills […]

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What You Need To Know About Childhood Asthma

Posted on 24 January 2011 by

Ever since my daughter started preschool, she has not only managed to take home school-related work and certificates, but she has also gotten her share of viruses and infections. Recently, her respiratory infection was so bad that it triggered asthma. In children, asthma is considered as one of the top reasons of missed school and […]

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