Motherhood

This section has the best tips, most useful facts, and the latest science on pregnancy and parenting. Feeding, illness, emotional management, conflict resolution, communicating with your teenage children… Anything you’ve ever wondered about motherhood is here in this section.

What Are Labor Contractions Like?

Labor contractions are the most anticipated symptoms for pregnant women whose delivery date is near. The changes in the body of a woman are sometimes a source of anxiety as the delivery date approaches and during childbirth. There’s no doubt…

How Do Video Games Affect Adolescents?

Society as a whole tends to believe that video games mostly affect adolescents in negative ways. However, it is essential to identify which of these perceptions are myths and which are based on evidence. Just like with the rest of the…

Basic Care for Atopic Dermatitis in Babies

Atopic dermatitis in babies is one of the most frequent skin conditions to appear during a baby’s first months of life. Given that it’s a chronic disease, prevention should the main care as well as the relief of the symptoms…

Honey and Babies: A Dangerous Combination

Do you know why honey and babies are a bad combination? After all, isn’t honey, with its unmistakable sweet flavor, one of the healthiest and most nutritious types of food in the world? Didn’t our parents and grandparents moisten our…

Four Benefits of Prenatal Massage

Like any other massage, prenatal massage aims for the mind and body relaxation, relieving pain, and making pregnant women feel better. However, are you aware of its benefits? Prenatal massage The only difference between a regular and prenatal massage is…

How to Detect Vision Problems in Young Children

Some common vision problems in children, such as strabismus or nearsightedness, are relatively easy for parents to detect. However, other vision problems may easily go unnoticed. Thus, it’s important to pay attention to several symptoms that can signal the presence…

Listeriosis during Pregnancy: What You Should Know

Listeriosis is a bacterial infection caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Although it’s rare in healthy individuals, it can be really serious in risk groups such as pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems. In this article, we’ll tell…

How to Encourage Collaborative Play in Children

Collaborative play is a recreational activity that promotes teamwork. The intention is to achieve a common goal instead of focusing on competition. This didactic tool is great for educating with values ​​in this time and age. Also, it’s an excellent way…

The Best Pacifiers on the Market

If you’ve just had or are about to have a baby, at some point you may wonder how to select the best pacifiers. You’ll probably go after the highest quality you can find. However, this can be hard, because there’s…

How to Help Your Baby Expel Gas

Babies need to expel gas correctly. If they don’t, the gases can provoke discomfort and irritation. In this article, we’ll tell you how you can help your little one expel gas correctly. Infants and gases It’s very common for infants…

Urinary Tract Infections in Children

Urinary tract infections in children are quite common. Typically, these infections occur when bacteria enter the urinary tract, bladder, and/or kidneys. It’s necessary to see a doctor to start treatment as soon as possible if symptoms are present. This article…

Group B Strep Positive and Pregnant

Vaginas have microbiota (flora). Its function is to safeguard you from the germs in your body that lead to infections such as group B strep (GBS), also known by its name in Latin: Streptococcus agalactiae. Streptococcus is usually asymptomatic, so…

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloth Diapers

Lately, many mothers have decided to use cloth diapers. After all, it’s a much cheaper and more environmentally-friendly solution than using disposable ones. This option has some advantages. However, there are also many disadvantages you should consider when selecting the…

The Importance of Summer Skin Care for Children

Does children’s skin require special care during the summer? When it comes to summer skincare for children, the answer is clear: it’s very important! As skin expert Anna Codina (2003) states: “The thickness of the epidermis and the lipid composition…

How to Prevent Nausea and Vomiting in Babies

Nausea and vomiting are usual in infants. In fact, it’s quite normal for them to experience gastroenteritis at some point. This kind of discomfort still worries most parents, of course. Today, we’ll tell you how to prevent frequent vomiting in…

What is Momnesia in New Mothers?

Many women complain about their memory loss when they get pregnant. However, is “momnesia” (a form of amnesia that afflicts new mothers) a myth or a reality? There’s various published research that points out the existence of changes in the…

Mental Illness in Children and Its Symptoms

Mental illness and other disorders don’t just affect adults, but also children. In fact, it’s even present in many animal species. However, the symptoms may present themselves differently in children. Are you able to recognize mental illness in your child?…

Tips to Encourage Your Baby to Crawl

You’d probably love to encourage your baby to crawl. After all, a baby’s first years of life are full of exciting and magical moments. Their progress and completion of every milestone fill parents with pride. It’s a source of celebration.…