Category Archives: Health

How Accurate is Your Due Date?

Statistics show that only 4% of babies arrive on their due date. Of the 96% of babies who aren’t born on their due date, 30% early and 70% late. Babies arriving early can catch women off guard, while babies arriving … Continue reading

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Best Formula Milk for Breastfed Infants

You may start breastfeeding with all good intentions but sometimes, it is just not enough to fill the baby’s tummy. Your milk supply might be low, or your lifestyle does not permit you to breastfeed your baby. Whatever the reason, … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding and Implants: What are the Risks?

Whether you already have implants or are considering them, you may wonder how it will affect your ability to breast feed.  Fortunately, the chances of impairment are very low, but you may want to consider the fact that in the … Continue reading

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Pediatric Dental Oddities: Babies Born with Teeth!

Everyone knows that you have one set of baby teeth and one set of permanent teeth. Or do you? Certain conditions can cause dental anomalies – babies born with teeth already in place, babies who cut teeth within days or … Continue reading

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Five Essential Apps for Your Pregnancy

Everyone knows that when you’re pregnant you can be a little scatterbrained. With changing hormones, side effects, and the nesting instinct, it can make anyone a little silly. You put the cereal back in the fridge or you totally forget … Continue reading

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Pelvic Joint Pain and Pregnancy

Growing another person may be a thrilling experience, but for many expectant mothers backache and pelvic joint pain are a common side effect. What causes joint pain? As your baby grows, the hollow in your back may become more pronounced … Continue reading

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Ways to Wind ’em Down

As your little one gets older, you’ll find that they are far more susceptible to their environment with regards to falling asleep. Your baby, who previously couldn’t resist sleep when tired, has now transformed into a sleep-avoiding expert! There are … Continue reading

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Ways to Make Night-Times Easier

There’s no getting away from it; when you welcome a baby into the world, you kiss goodbye to your lovely long 8 hour stretches of uninterrupted sleep every night. It’s hard to imagine, before you have a baby, quite what … Continue reading

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World Health Organisation Speaks Out for Breastfeeding

We have recently celebrated World Breastfeeding Week, which runs from the 1st to the 7th of August each year and is observed in over 170 countries. We are consistently told by health professionals and government agencies that exclusive breastfeeding until … Continue reading

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The BPA Scandal

Bisphenol A, otherwise known as BPA, is a chemical present in polycarbonate plastics used to make hard, reusable plastic products such as baby bottles. It is also present in food cans, thermal paper (receipts etc), some water bottles, various tableware … Continue reading

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