Poop is a very frequent topic of conversation in my office. It is a rare day when I don’t hear about a child’s poop or even see a poop sample. Is it too hard? Is it too soft? Is the color ok? Bowel habits can be very stressful to parents.Holding it inOne of the frequent problems I encounter is constipation. Sometimes, if a toddler or small child gets constipated (usually … [Read more...] about Help! My Kid Is Constipated!
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Parenthood brings with it many new worries, including the color of your baby's stools. With numerous diaper changes on an average day, most parents see a variety of stool colors. The changes cause alarm in some new parents. A range of stool colors are possible, but some colors could signal an underlying problem. Age The normal stool appearance changes with a baby's age. A … [Read more...] about Stool Color in Babies
Possible pregnancy can turn you into a detective. You probably have not been so alert for signs and symptoms since you first suspected he had an engagement ring stashed somewhere. Women have many stories about pregnancy signs. Some women claim to know right when conception occurs. Tales of intuition are amusing but only facts help soothe an overactive mind. Some common signs of … [Read more...] about First Signs & Symptoms of Pregnancy
The following is a guest post by Nicole Freedman, MSN, RN, CPNP, and nurse practitioner in the Division of Pediatric Urology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. As a pediatric nurse practitioner in the urology clinic at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, one of the more common non-surgical issues I see is bedwetting. This is a very frustrating issue for many children and … [Read more...] about How To Help Your Child Stop Wetting The Bed
If ever there was a fruit that I didn’t mind eating in it’s humiliated form, it would have to be grapes. Golden brown, sweet and chewy raisins are truly a unique thing. And being that this week is National Raisin Week... I think it’s only fair that we place the spotlight on these wonderful little gems! As we all know, raisins are the dried form of grapes, either green or … [Read more...] about National Raisin Week: Celebrating Nature’s Candy!