By K. L. Blankson, MD It was easier when she was first born. Everything was, well, scheduled. The two -week visit. Then the 2-month visit (that 6 week gap felt like forever, didnt it?). The first set of many scheduled immunizations. The assessment of developmental milestones. Cooing, eye contact, rollingand then it seemed like she went straight from crawling to calling you to pick her up from the mall.
Many children enjoy participation in sports; however, without proper precautions, sports can also lead to an assortment of potentially serious injuries. As Children’s Hospital Boston reports, roughly 3 million children under 14 are injured while participating in sports annually. While you can do nothing to take all the danger out of sports, you can be aware of the injuries for which your child is at risk, and ensure that you protect against them as much as possible.
Moms use their hands a lot, so any pain or unusual sensations in this limb can cause a lot of unwanted drama and down time. Hand pain has numerous causes, some of which are potentially life-threatening, such as hand pain related to high cholesterol, according to MedlinePlus and Family Doctor. Identifying causes can help you and your doctor treat your hand pain as quickly as possible.
Abusive relationships can hurt friends and family behind the scenes. Even best friends can be unaware that the friend is in an abusive relationship. Often the person in the abusive relationship will make excuses for any unusual behavior and try to hide any signs of abuse. By learning how to spot the signs of an abusive relationship, you can help someone escape the abuse and to move away from a relationship that is so unhealthy.
When you find out you are pregnant it is easy to be overwhelmed by the laundry list of do’s and don’ts. An especially confusing area can be the right and wrong exercises to do during pregnancy. Most experts agree, unless you have a medical condition that excludes you from exercise, exercise during pregnancy is safe and effective. However, there are some exercises that are not suggested to do during pregnancy. Following is a discussion of the wrong exercises to do during pregnancy.