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 ...
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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 [...]
You probably already know that a typical pregnancy is divided into three trimesters, and that a pregnancy is considered full-term after 39 weeks. As your pregnancy progresses, you’re probably all too aware of the increasing number on the scale—and your expanding belly. But do you know what exactly is going on inside that belly? Your [...]
If you’re still shocked by comedian Robin Williams’ death, you’re probably not alone. Many of his fans and Hollywood colleagues have taken to the media to ask how someone who dedicated his career to making people laugh could struggle with depression. CNN reported that Williams’ tragic suicide on August 11 was due to a battle [...]
When your child is a picky eater it can be frustrating. You don’t want his 100% organic aunt to send him home because she can’t feed him, and you’re sick of having to make a whole separate meal just for him. Parties are a whole other story. You may wonder if he’ll ever outgrow his [...]
Are you drinking enough water? Chances are, the answer is no, especially with so many other tempting choices—like juice, iced tea and soda. But how much water is enough, anyway? Considering that there are the times when you should drink more—or less—water than you normally would, it can get pretty confusing. Drinking enough water each [...]