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Kawasaki Disease: A Childhood Disease Every Parent Needs To Know About If you have never heard of Kawasaki disease, you should, so keep reading. This disease usually strikes children at about age two. It is the leading cause of heart disease in children that occurs after birth. It is not as common as congenital heart disease, but according to the CDC, there are about 5,000 cases diagnosed every year.

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6 common pregnancy aches and pains and how to deal with them From backache and Braxton Hicks, to sciatica and acne, we have expert advice on how to remedy seven common pregnancy aches and pains.

Pregistry's Friday Recipe: Cheesy Lemon Broccoli Crave-worthy broccoli is also the easiest broccoli. The secret? Roasting. Roasting vegetables takes them from bland, watery rubbery to caramelized, crunchy, delicious. And your oven does all the work - winning! Simply toss the broccoli with some good olive oil, salt and pepper and roast on a sheet pan.

Infertility can affect intimacy between couples. Keep the flame alive with these tips Infertility issues can put a strain on the bond between you and your partner. Follow this expert advice to help get things back on track.

Post-pregnancy beauty kit From applying dry skin lotion to drinking lots of water, here are some post-pregnancy beauty tips for when you are short on time but in need of self-love.

Tips For A Stress-Free Flight With Your Baby During this time of year, many of us travel to visit friends and family who live a little further afield, but if you haven't travelled as a family before, even the prospect of flying with a baby or toddler can be a little daunting.

Expecting But Not Pregnant after Loss, Week 16: Nothing about this is Normal The emotions keep coming and they hit harder the further along we go. We may not be able to feel the baby physically, but emotionally, ow! Our latest OB appointment involved an ultrasound first, so we were able to see the baby and really at the best time, where the baby looks clear.

Homeopathy: What It Is and What To Avoid During Pregnancy Homeopathy is the treatment of disease, illness, or pain by using tiny doses of natural substances, such as plants and minerals, that would normally produce the symptoms you are experiencing.

What to Add To Your First Baby Registry It has been a long while since I have highlighted what's popular and most wanted on Baby Registries these days so I searched the web sphere and revisited my past posts then cross referenced to determine a List. eval;. Now this is not necessarily the essentials.

6 ways to manage constipation in pregnancy Here's the low-down on what you can do to help get those bowels moving:. Foods that contain the whole grain, such as rolled oats, oat or wheat bran, wholegrain bread, brown rice and wholegrain pasta are just a few examples. These foods are rich in dietary fibre, these can help you reach your fibre target of 25 grams a day.

Mothering #2: "Schooling" and Our Kids Come with me on this ramble as I share my thoughts on formal education, my own story and what my hopes are for my own children. This is a big and touchy topic but since it relates so much to my birth philosophy, I hope it brings you to questioning and exploring on your own.

Sugar and Gestational Diabetes Gestational diabetes can happen during pregnancy as hormone levels in your body change. When you are diagnosed with GDM, you may have heard that you cannot have sugar anymore. Some people that are pregnant with GDM may find that it's very hard to manage sugar intake from food and beverages, they may find it confusing or even frustrating at times.

Pregnancy at 35 Are you pregnant or planning a pregnancy at 35? Read on for some helpful tips and advice to have a safe and healthy pregnancy.

What to Do About Migraines During Pregnancy No one knows for sure what causes migraine headaches, but it likely involves changes in nerve pathways, chemicals, and blood flow in your brain. Migraines differ from stress or tension headaches in that migraines involve the dilating of blood vessels in the brain.

Tips For Managing Stressful Situations With Little Ones When we encounter sickness, unforeseen obstacles or feel like the universe is working against us, here are 4 tips for managing stressful situations with little ones! Reinforcements can be in the form of family, friends, a hired babysitter or neighbor you trust that can come help you for a few hours.

Rachel's Bump Day Blog, Week 29: Truckin' along There have been ups and downs, but in the end it is all good stuff. Husband is still working on his rotation and feeling confident in his abilities as an almost doctor. Rainbow continues to push boundaries and test limits as most three-year-olds do. She is smart, kind and helpful when asked.

5 remedies to relieve back pain in pregnancy Changing hormones, stretching ligaments and a changing body can all contribute to back pain in pregnancy. Here's what you can do to alleviate it.

Battling Through Baby's First Cold Working your way through your baby's first cold can be quite a challenge for all concerned. Not only is it horrible to see somebody so small and helpless feel so poorly, but they can become irritable, tired and fractious, struggling to settle down to sleep and leaving all of you feeling pretty exhausted.

Postnatal Posture: 3 Key Tips to help improve recovery If you want to recover optimally postpartum, then you need to address your daily posture. Improved Postnatal posture has many benefits:. -Increases Energy. -Decrease aches and Pains. -Improves Pelvic Floor function. -Helps to heal Diastasis recti. -Enables you to get more benefit from your exercise.

Tips To Use Public Transportation When You Are Pregnant Public transportation is on no one's top ten fun times lists. In fact, it is probably on everyone's top ten worst times list. Public transport is bad regularly but, unfortunately, gets worse when you are pregnant. With disrespectful children, sick and coughing adults, and dirty seats and floors, your local train, bus, or subway is far from ideal.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases During Pregnancy Note: The Pregistry website includes expert reports on more than 2000 medications, 300 diseases, and 150 common exposures during pregnancy and lactation. For the topic Syphilis, go here. For the topic Genital Herpes, go here. For the topic HIV, go here.

Pregistry's Friday Recipe: "Half and Half" Cookies Love black and white cookies? Or those little chocolate / vanilla ice cream cups? Then these are the cookies for you. Half vanilla with chocolate chips, half chocolate with vanilla chips, you get the best of both worlds with these easy, one-bowl cookies.

How to prepare for your first doctor's visit when pregnant after a loss There is nothing quite like anticipating your first doctor's visit for a new pregnancy following a loss. This appointment sets the stage for open and healthy communication with your medical provider to ensure you and baby receive the best possible care.

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