4 mins read

Potential Ageism Apparent in Autism

In a recent and extensive study into why kids get autism, the age of parents of children with autism was examined. It was a very large study, thousands of parents were interviewed. The results showed that "older" parents (40's and 50's) showed a higher risk for having a child on the autism spectrum. Additionally, the…

6 mins read

Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes in Infants

Diabetes can affect individuals of any age, including infants and children. Knowing that your baby has diabetes can be really frightening. But by learning how to perform glucose testing and give insulin, you can help your child to grow up healthy. The first thing you need to do, though, is to keep your own stress level down. Your baby can sense if you feel anxious, so it is up to you to be as brave as your little one.

3 mins read

Can I Get Pregnant From Pre-Semen?

Pre-semen, usually referred to as pre-ejaculate or pre-cum, is the clear fluid that seeps out of a man’s penis when he becomes aroused. It’s not semen, which leaves the penis during ejaculation and contains millions of sperm. Many women wonder if contact with this fluid can lead to fertilization and pregnancy.

3 mins read

Could Your Weight Loss Resolve Have Unintended Consequences?

Could your New Year’s resolution have unintended consequences for your kids? As millions of Americans resolve to lose weight in 2012, parents need to be aware that their new diet and fitness regimens could have a potentially negative outcome – triggering eating disorders or body image issues in their children.

4 mins read

The Child They Said Would Never Walk…

As an infant, my daughter missed all of her developmental milestones. Cooing, babbling, crawling, walking, talkingall delayed.At well-baby checkups, I would express my concerns to the doctor but he reassured me that all babies are different and we would continue to monitor her development.But by the time she was 12 months and not yet crawling or making the verbal sounds she should have, I was even more concerned and went in for …