Botox injections are used cosmetically to relax muscles in the forehead, reducing or eliminating frown lines. Other uses include uncontrolled blinking, muscle spasm or excessive perspiration. Botox is botulinum toxin type A, a bacterial toxin that stops the nerves from working and responding normally. While Botox injections are typically quite safe, breast-feeding mothers may want to consider this cosmetic treatment carefully.
What do Meryl Streep, Demi Moore, Ricki Lake, Cindy Crawford, and most recently, supermodel Giselle, all have in common? In addition to the obvious being beautiful and talented they have all experienced a home birth. Now although no new mom will ever receive an academy award for forgoing pain medication and delivering her baby at home, a homebirth can be a very rewarding choice for some mothers-to-be to make. But is a home birth the right choice for you? Read on