As most kids and youngsters are staying inside their homes for such a long time, it has become more important than ever to look after their health. In these difficult times, we must build good habits in them so that they can become the best version of themselves.
Junk food is a popular choice with people. What’s concerning is large amounts of these foods are consumed by children in schools globally. This article showcases a thoughtful perspective on pros and cons to help decide whether junk food be banned or allowed in schools.
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a very serious disease for children under the age of 20. This article explains what Type 1 diabetes is and what treatments are necessary. It also explains all the new research, and it lists the symptoms of T1D. The possible complications are also discussed.
Introductory information on the four main specific learning difficulties: dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia and how they can affect a child’s ability to learn.
Infants, children, and even adults can find a friendly alternative to gauze and tape around their g-tubes when they wear g-tube covers from Adorabelly Design. Learn more about this company here.
This is the commonest congenital heart disease in the pediatric age group. This is characterized by one or more defects in the ventricular septum
Tonsillectomy is a very common out patient procedure done to remove tonsils. Learn how to ease the pain after surgery for your child or loved one.
There are some countries where chickenpox was a bit forgotten, after all a vaccine already exists, so no need to go through it, but still in many countries the vaccine for chickenpox isn't used. Mainly the reason for not using the vaccine is that...
My child used to get cold, cough and chest congestion very frequently till he is one year old. He never used to get fever till he is one year old. But cold, cough, running nose and chest congestion was frequent. Child used to get a cold and cough...
Children with Autism often engage in repetitive behaviors such as asking repetitive questions.Understand why children with Autism engage in repetitive questioning.
All of the social challenges that are present with Asperger’s Syndrome lead some to believe that these kids aren’t capable of excelling academically. That is far from true!
Can you remember the time your baby cried because of a vaccine shot. Well, I can't wipe it out of my memory. But I know it is important to protect my baby. Do you know what immunization shots your baby needs? More than that, do you know when it will be administered?
Putting in a child's hearing aid requires more than simply inserting the aid: the hearing aid must be inspected daily and a listening check must be performed. Learn how to perform the Ling 6 Sound test with a child's hearing aids to ensure great hearing quality!
Many families are distraught when they learn most insurance companies do not cover hearing aids. There are many resources to help pay for a child's hearing aids: from charitable organization to insurance appeal letters, this article explores the options for families seeking financial assistance for hearing aids.
Symptoms of children's heart defects. SVT (Supraventricular Tachycardia) and VSD (Ventral Septal Defect)- Learn the symptoms and how they treat with heart ablation.
Poor posture in adolescence is not necessarily a problem. While in past centuries, poor posture was associated with disease, in modern times this is rarely the case. Poor posture does not cause chronic back problems. But be prepared. When your teenager straightens up, it may mean something.
Chemical and pesticide free! Read how Fairy Tales Rosemary Repel shampoo, conditioner, styling products and Fairy Tales Lice Good-Bye mousse rids your head of lice and nits naturally, using organic plant oils and extracts instead of chemicals and pesticides. It's recommended by my hairstylist, who has seen lots of lice -- and lots of success with this product.
There are few CPap masks for children on the market. Our personal experience with three Cpap masks, used for preschool-aged children. The Minime, FitLife, and Child Lite Masks are reviewed.
Thousands of children suffer the trauma of bedwetting. You are not alone. Many famous people were bedwetters. Michael Landon was one and his own story was made into a movie called The Loneliest Runner. Here is his story along with some helpful suggestions for you in assisting your own child to overcome this painful issue.
How to identify and get rid of head lice and nits. School is back in and so are head lice. Natural or chemical treatments, you need to know what you are looking for and how to get rid of head lice.
How to choose glasses for children, and how to buy kids eyeglasses online, including measurements and online eyeglasses manufacturers for kids.
Toddlers and preschoolers may refuse to wear their hearing aids. This article offers practical advise for keeping hearing aids on a child for each developmental stage.
For some, the first instinct when a child is at risk for abuse in their home is to remove that child from their home. But is that always the best case? First, it is important to define what exactly constitutes as child abuse. According to the CAPTA (Federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act), Child abuse and neglect is any act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation. There are four mai
Camphor has been used for ages for a variety of purposes, including its use in cold medicine. However, the term 'camphor' is now being used for products that have been adulterated and are shown to be toxic. New York City's health department is warning people about the dangers of this volatile product; especially in homes with children.
My son was diagnosed with Benign Enlargement of the Subarachnoid Space also known as BESS. The symptoms associated with BESS are very similar to those associated with Shaken Baby Syndrome. Often times parents are falsely accused of SBS because doctors fail to look past abuse to find the real answers and diagnoses. This is what happened to my family.
Our two year old daughter is pulling her hair out or breaking her hair off which causes bald spots. This may be a disorder called tichotillomania.At night she sucks her thumb and twirls her hair around her finger to soothe herself. She does it when...
Stop wasting money on expensive lice cures!
The moro reflex, often referred to as the startle reflex, is an involuntary reflex present at birth. It usually becomes integrated by six months of age. It is a survival reflex. When an infant is startled, his pupils dilate and he throws his arms in...
At about 3.5 months of age developed severe eczema. For a few agonizing months I was trying to figure out how to treat it effectively. I tried just about everything I could find on the Internet and what my doctor recommended. If your baby is...
It's an important issue, when do babies talk ? And it concerns all parents. There are many special unforgettable moments during the growth of babies that are worth waiting for. Such moments are very fun and amazing for parents to watch, this...