Although the average age of the natural onset of menopause in the United States is 51 years old, several factors could cause some women to experience symptoms of menopause at a younger age.
Medical procedures and treatments, genetics, and illnesses may lead to menopausal signs before or during your forties, called premature menopause. Whether induced or normal, this can have several effects on your body and overall health which can be treated using…Continue
Added by Emma Smith on November 13, 2017 at 11:28pm — No Comments
You are in the grocery store.
In front of you is a Mom and her son. He is jumping up and down, repeatedly saying her name, grabbing items off the impulse rack that she then has to wordlessly return, and genuinely showing some bratty behaviors. And she is calmly ignoring it all.…
Added by Lauren Markman on March 29, 2017 at 6:44am — No Comments
Added by Theresa Laliberte on August 27, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments
t’s a cliché for a reason–life happens when you are busy making plans. I filmed this 33 weeks pregnancy vlog in a state of blissful ignorance, one day before my pre-term labor adventure began!
In the video, I talk about how I’m enjoying pregnancy but have so much to do that I wouldn’t mind if this baby stayed in a couple of months past the due date. Boy, was I mistaken!
The next morning, I was rushed to…Continue
Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on June 27, 2015 at 4:09pm — No Comments
It's an 11 weeks pregnancy vlog!
Morning sickness? How about all day sickness? Who else is pregnant? Will my husband be at the birth?
Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on June 5, 2015 at 8:45am — No Comments
I remember my oldest son had a lot of problems when he was a baby with frequent upper respiratory infections, wheezing, difficulty breathing, and asthma. I never found out what triggered his asthma problems but I am assuming it is because he has sensitivity to environmental allergens. In fact, now he only has to use an inhaler when he exercises outdoors,…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on February 17, 2014 at 7:54pm — No Comments
Many parents often wonder if they should drink alcohol in front of their children. If you do drink alcohol in your home, do you wait until your children are in bed or do you consume it in front of them? I personally feel that if you are going to drink in front of your children that you should consume it…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 22, 2013 at 6:15pm — No Comments
Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that affects pregnant women typically during the third trimester. Most women who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes have never experienced or are predisposed to having symptoms of diabetes. In fact, all of a sudden pregnant women may have an excessive amount of glucose in their bloodstream.…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 16, 2013 at 11:16pm — No Comments
Many mothers who have been pregnant before will tell you that morning sickness usually hits around the sixth week of pregnancy and it typically goes away during the twelfth week of pregnancy. There are a few unlucky women who have to deal with the symptoms of morning sickness throughout their entire pregnancy and doesn’t go away until they give birth…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 10, 2013 at 5:14pm — No Comments
Do you enjoy going to barbecues or celebrations during the summer time, especially, around holidays? Did you know that you are more likely to eat contaminated food when temperatures outside are warmer? During the summer months many families and friends are getting together to hang out, have cookouts, attend celebrations, or…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on June 25, 2013 at 5:18pm — No Comments
Have you noticed that your milk supply is decreasing? Are you wanting to start producing more breast milk to build up a freezer stash? Your milk supply can fluctuate for a variety of reasons and if you aren’t producing enough breast milk your baby could be still be baby hungry after a feeding. There are ways that you can naturally increase your breast…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on June 22, 2013 at 2:25pm — No Comments
The temperatures are beginning to rise outside as summertime is quickly approaching and families are often planning fun outdoor activities and outings. If you or your children are active and enjoy outdoor activities, it is important that you know the signs and symptoms of heat related illness so that you can quickly recognize and respond to them. It is…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on June 18, 2013 at 5:20pm — No Comments
This morning I was watching the news while I was eating my breakfast and caught the tale end of a news story about teen suicide. This isn’t the first news story that I have heard on the news about teens trying to commit suicide or actually following through with it. In fact, teen suicide is on the rise according the Centers of Disease Control. Teen…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on June 3, 2013 at 4:58pm — No Comments
If you read my blog post yesterday about “Does My Baby Need a Specialty Formula?“, you probably noticed that I briefly mentioned that some mom’s felt that their baby seemed to be having issues digesting the cow’s milk formula (regular formula). Allergies are on the rise and more parents are…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on May 31, 2013 at 5:04pm — No Comments
I was at church on Sunday and was gazing at the newest baby in our extended family. I noticed that his chin was quivering. As a seasoned mom, I knew that this was a normal and that it is caused by a baby’s immature nervous system. As a first time mom, seeing your baby’s chin quiver might make you run and grab the phone so that you can make a phone call to your pediatrician…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on May 28, 2013 at 10:49am — No Comments
Dad are you prepared for the birth of your new baby? If not, now is a great time to begin preparing for delivery day. It is important to be prepared so that you know exactly what to do when your wife or significant appears to be in labor. The best way to learn about labor is to attend a child birthing class with your wife or significant other; however, child birth classes…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on May 21, 2013 at 5:18pm — No Comments
Most people know that women, will tell you that while they are pregnant that their husband or significant other had some of the exact same pregnancy symptoms as they were experiencing. Some of these symptoms were pretty obvious; however, sometimes they go unnoticed. In fact, even some men will admit that…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on May 17, 2013 at 4:31pm — No Comments
Today my youngest got to spend the day with me, he started running a low grade fever last night and acted like he didn’t feel very good. I decided that is was best to keep him home from daycare so that he could get some extra rest while I monitored his fever. It was nice being able to spend some one on one time with my baby. We enjoyed the extra snuggles and cuddles, we watched a few of his favorite shows on TV, and spent some time …Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on May 14, 2013 at 7:20pm — No Comments
Did you know that around 30-50% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage? Wow, the number of pregnancies that end in miscarriage is so high. However, most of the miscarriages end before a woman even finds out she is expecting and often go undetected. Most miscarriages happen before a woman even knows she is…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on April 5, 2013 at 6:47pm — No Comments
My son was still running a fever all day yesterday so I decided to schedule him an appointment to go see the doctor. We got to the doctor’s office and my son was talking up a storm and seemed happy. He wasn’t acting sick at all and I was worried that the doctor wouldn’t find anything wrong with…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on March 29, 2013 at 3:09pm — No Comments