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Is it safe to use Pepto-Bismol while breastfeeding?
13/09/2018

Although researchers are still unsure whether Pepto-Bismol passes into a woman's breast milk, most health authorities recommend avoiding it while breastfeeding. In this article, learn about the safety and risks of taking Pepto-Bismol while breastfeeding. Also, find out about safe alternatives.


Can you take NyQuil while breastfeeding?
12/09/2018

Breastfeeding women may worry about the effects that taking NyQuil to relieve cold and flu symptoms might have on the baby. Some products are safe to use but others may require caution depending on their ingredients, such as those containing alcohol. Learn more about the impact of using NyQuil while breastfeeding.


Psoriasis and breastfeeding: What to know
11/09/2018

Some women find that pregnancy and breastfeeding reduce their psoriasis symptoms, while others experience worse or more frequent flare-ups. Here, learn to treat psoriasis while breastfeeding, without risking the baby's health. Also, discover why breastfeeding may trigger flare-ups, and get some tips for managing them.


Can you eat sushi while breastfeeding?
11/09/2018

While many women know that they should avoid sushi during pregnancy, they may wonder whether or not sushi is safe to eat while breastfeeding. There is no reason to avoid eating sushi from a reputable source while breastfeeding. Some types of fish may have health benefits for the woman and baby. Learn more here.


Risks and effects of adenoid removal
07/09/2018

Adenoids are glands at the back of the throat that can become swollen and sometimes infected in children. If enlarged adenoids are causing problems, such as breathing or sleeping difficulties, removal may be necessary. The surgery is generally safe and effective, and recovery takes 1 to 2 weeks. Learn more here.


What to know about leukemia survival rates
05/09/2018

Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the white blood cells. A person's chances of surviving leukemia depend on a variety of factors, including their age, overall health, time of diagnosis, and response to treatment. Children and younger people have higher survival rates. Learn more in this article.


Does teething cause a baby to vomit?
05/09/2018

Vomiting and fever may sometimes accompany teething. Teething is a normal part of a child’s development that may cause some discomfort. However, it is unlikely that teething is a direct cause of vomiting. In this article, we suggest other possible causes of vomiting and discuss how to relieve the symptoms of teething.


What are the best positions for breastfeeding?
04/09/2018

Breastfeeding is a skill that takes time for both a woman and baby to learn. The best breastfeeding positions may change over time as the woman gains confidence and the baby grows. Learn about the best breastfeeding positions for comfort, a good latch, and reduced risk of muscle strains and nipple injuries.


How to treat and prevent drool rash
31/08/2018

It is common for healthy infants to drool during their first 18 months, especially while teething. However, saliva that comes into contact with the skin may cause irritation and lead to a red, itchy rash. Parents and caregivers can easily treat drool rash using simple home remedies. Learn more in this article.


How do you treat neck pain in children?
31/08/2018

Many cases of neck pain in children are due to muscle strain. Home remedies and lifestyle changes are often enough to help a child get relief. Applying heat, improving posture, and exercise can help. Neck pain due to an infection or injury requires a visit to a doctor. Learn more about treating neck pain in children.


What are symptoms of type 2 diabetes in children?
30/08/2018

Type 2 diabetes is becoming increasingly common in children, and this is linked to a rise in obesity. However, the condition can be difficult to detect in children because it develops gradually. Symptoms, treatment, and prevention of type 2 diabetes are similar in children and adults. Learn more here.


How to spot and treat RSV in babies
30/08/2018

Respiratory syncytial virus infection is common among babies and causes symptoms similar to a cold. Most of the time, it goes away within 1 to 2 weeks, but the virus can also cause severe problems with breathing in some cases. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment options for caregivers here.


Can a baby's heartbeat predict their sex?
29/08/2018

Some people believe that the heartbeat of a fetus can indicate its sex, but no scientific evidence supports this theory. An ultrasound scan can give a good idea of the fetus' sex, but the only way to be sure is to wait until birth. We look at the science behind predicting the sex of a baby.


What to know about chronic ear infections
29/08/2018

Chronic, or recurring ear infections require medical attention. They are caused by a build-up of fluid behind the eardrum that persists or keeps coming back. Chronic ear infections are more common in children. In this article, we look at the types, causes, and treatments for chronic ear infections.


What to know about MRSA in children
29/08/2018

MRSA is a potentially serious bacterial infection. Children and toddlers can pick up MRSA from other kids, usually when the bacteria enter a cut or scrape. In this article, learn how to identify a MRSA infection in a child, what to do next, and how to prevent the infection from spreading.


Is it safe to use marijuana while breastfeeding?
23/08/2018

Women who regularly use marijuana may wonder if it is safe to use while breastfeeding. The body processes marijuana slowly and stores it in fat, meaning that some of the chemicals may be present in breast milk. Learn about whether it is safe to use marijuana while breastfeeding, as well as about the possible risks.


Foods to eat and avoid while breastfeeding
22/08/2018

People who are breastfeeding should aim for a healthful, well-balanced diet. Some foods are better than others for providing nutrients, and there are certain foods that it is wise to avoid. Learn which foods to eat and avoid when breastfeeding. We also cover nutrition, supplements, and meal preparation strategies.


Should you pump or breastfeed?
22/08/2018

Breastfeeding and pumping are different ways a person can give milk to a baby. There are pros and cons to both, with feeding straight from the breast offering comfort to the baby, but some people believing the control and convenience of using pumped breast milk to be helpful and time-saving. Learn about both here.


What are the pros and cons of breastfeeding?
20/08/2018

Most health organizations advocate breastfeeding and, with the right support, many women find that they can breastfeed successfully. However, it can also be challenging. Learn about the pros and cons of breastfeeding, including the health benefits, costs, and the effects on mental health and parenting workload.


Can you drink coffee while breastfeeding?
17/08/2018

While many people avoid caffeine during pregnancy, they may wonder if it is safe to drink coffee again while breastfeeding. For most people, it is safe to consume a moderate amount of coffee while breastfeeding. In this article, we look at the risks and benefits of caffeine consumption for people who are breastfeeding.


Signs of concussion in children and toddlers
16/08/2018

Concussion is a form of traumatic brain injury. Parents and caregivers should be aware of the warning signs and symptoms of concussion in children and toddlers. In this article, we look at the warning signs, what to do if you think a child has concussion, and we discuss treatment and recovery times.


Treatment and home remedies for pinworms
11/08/2018

A pinworm infection is a common worm infection in children and those living in close quarters. If a person believes that they have a pinworm infection, it is best to seek medical attention initially. A person can then also try a variety of home remedies, such as coconut oil and garlic, as complementary treatments.


Can gripe water or gas drops treat colic?
08/08/2018

A baby with colic can cause distress for caregivers, and many turn to home remedies to soothe a baby’s discomfort. Gripe water and gas drops are two popular home remedies for colic, but do either of them work? We examine what they are, what the evidence says, and what else might relieve colic symptoms.


What is 'Snapchat dysmorphia,' and why is it concerning?
07/08/2018

A new phenomenon draws the attention of surgeons and psychologists alike: people are seeking plastic surgery in order to look like their filtered selfies.


How to identify lice bites
07/08/2018

Lice are external parasites that live on the skin. Most lice are harmless to overall health, but they do cause tiny bites, which can be bothersome. In this article, learn how to identify lice by sight and by the part of the body affected. We also describe the difference between lice bites and bed bug bites.