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.

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.…

Pilates During Pregnancy: Is it a Good Idea?

Exercise during pregnancy benefits both mom and baby. In general, doctors recommend that pregnant women stick to low-impact physical activity, such as swimming, walking or yoga.  An option that attracts mothers-to-be is pilates. But is it a healthy form of…

Signs and Symptoms of Preterm Labor

Knowing how to identify the signs and symptoms of preterm labor is very important. This is because low birth weight can be very dangerous for your baby’s health. In this article, you’ll discover the signs and symptoms you should look…

Tips to Manage Postpartum Depression and Stress

Postpartum depression is the most common psychological condition among new mothers. However, it isn’t always correctly diagnosed and few people know how to help prevent it. That’s why it’s important to know what brings it about along with its symptoms.…

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a procedure that’s performed before assisted reproduction, also known as artificial fertilization. This is something that’s done when a woman is unable to become pregnant by natural means. In this article, we’ll explain PGD. Also,…

Child Bullying: It Could Happen to Anyone

In recent years, stories about child bullying are all over the news and newspaper headlines. The term is on everyone’s lips and, as much as we all know what it is, few of us truly know how to act when…

Extracurricular Activities for Preteens

Although preteens no longer want to do “kids stuff,” they still aren’t teenagers. What extracurricular activities are most appropriate for preteens? In this article, discover some ideas. The Preteen Stage Specifying the starting point of preadolescence is difficult. In fact,…

How to Know if Your Teen is Lying

Communication between parents and children is a popular topic of discussion, especially when it comes to lies and deceit during adolescence, the stage of transition to adulthood. In this article, we’ll tell you how to know if your teen is…

How to Help your Children Learn Who is a True Friend

Parents are children’s references and often are their first friends. After all, they share their games and experiences. However, it’s natural that as children, grow they begin to create new relationships. They meet friends at school, in the neighborhood or…

Vaginal Tears During Childbirth

Vaginal tears are a complication that can have serious consequences. However, even in the most difficult cases, with timely and effective care, these injuries can be healed and do not pose any serious complications. Tears are more frequent in deliveries…

Four Ways to Exercise During Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant, it’s naturally important to keep in mind that your life and body will change and, consequently, so will your lifestyle.  On that note, one of the many questions pregnant women have is: Can I exercise during pregnancy?…

How to Prevent a Neonatal Infection

A neonatal infection, or sepsis, is a serious condition that affects newborn babies and that, if not treated in a timely manner, may lead to a tragic outcome. Do you know what we’re talking about? If not, continue reading to…