Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time to reflect on the good things that have happened throughout the past year. But we all know what it’s really about—eating. And not ...
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As a new mom, you’re probably constantly in awe of the speed at which your baby develops during her first six months of life. By the time she reaches six months, you’ll know firsthand that there’s a huge difference between a one-month old and a six-month old. But if you’re not there just yet, what [...]
When you reach the third trimester of pregnancy—weeks 25 through 38, you’re in the home stretch. On one hand, it’s just a matter of waiting for your baby to make her debut. But from her point of view, there’s still a lot of work to be done before she’s ready for the life on the [...]
The second trimester of pregnancy—weeks 12 through 24—is an exciting time. By now, the reality of the situation has probably sunk in. No, you did not dream about that positive pregnancy test. There’s a real live human being growing inside you. Her growth during the first trimester was measured in ounces. But by the end [...]
You may be aware that an increasing number of children in several U.S. states have been diagnosed with Enterovirus D68. Following are some facts and information that can help you to understand why this virus is gaining national attention and how to reduce your child’s risk of contracting it. Enteroviruses are quite common, as there [...]
It may be cliche, but information really is power, especially during an outbreak that preys on children. Enterovirus D68 is the hot topic in medical news, because it’s put children across the midwest in the hospital—sometimes in the intensive care unit with severe respiratory symptoms. Being properly informed is step one toward making sure the [...]