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Baby Gum Disease

Your baby’s oral hygiene is an important factor in his overall health. Even though your baby may just be starting to get his first set of teeth, good oral hygiene can help reduce an excess of bacteria that leads to the development of gingivitis and periodontitis. Left untreated, gum diseases can cause tooth loss in both adults and children.

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The Dental Soft Food Diet

It happens sooner or later in every mom’s life–the doctor or dentist tells you to “stick to soft foods.” Being confined to soft foods doesn’t mean you’re stuck with boring foods, though. Understanding what doctors mean when they order a “dental soft” or “mechanical soft” diet will help you plan meals that are healthy, nutritious and interesting.

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Benefits of Green Tea During Pregnancy

Green tea contains antioxidants found to be beneficial in helping prevent cancer, weight gain and other medical conditions. But pregnant women should drink green tea in moderation only, for there may be some risks associated with drinking herbal teas. As with any drink that has caffeine, one of the risks reported is neural tube defect, which is a serious birth defect caused by insufficient folic acid (folate) in a woman’s diet before and during pregnancy. However, one cannot ignore the health benefits that pregnant women can take advantage of by drinking green tea; therefore, pregnant women should drink it no more than one cup a day to avoid the risks while reaping its benefits.

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Are Breast Enlargement Pills Dangerous?

Breast enlargement pills promise that you can go up a cup or two the natural way, with some marketers claiming that it only takes a month or two to notice pronounced results. But natural breast enhancement supplements, which contain a cocktail of herbs and other botanicals, may not be as safe as you think, says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Moreover, they’re not likely to give you the eye-popping results you so desire.

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Parenting A Special Needs Child: A Story of Struggle and Survival

As an expectant mom, I remember scouring and assessing my child-to-bes gene pool, but like Forrest Gumps Mommas famous pearl, Life is Like a Box Of Chocolates and you never know what youre gonna get! You cannot control who your children will be or what they will be predisposed to (at least not yet, but give science just a bit longer). Any expectant parent has nightmares during those nine months. While numerous tests are conducted in utero to detect any defects, there are many things that go undetected or develop later in life.