The task of swallowing a pill often seems an almost impossible one to children. Some children experience such a difficult time with this task that they have to struggle to overcome the stress associated with pill swallowing. If your child's eyes widen with fear when he spots a pill he must swallow, dedicate yourself to teaching him how to perform this task properly. Step … [Read more...] about How to Help Children Learn to Swallow Pills
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Your doctor has prescribed medication for you. You decided to start taking vitamins. You have a headache and want to take a pain reliever. Each of these circumstances is a reason to know how to take a pill. If you have difficulty swallowing pills, however, the simple act of taking medication can become a problem.Step 1Place the pill on a spoon filled with honey. The honey … [Read more...] about What Is the Best Way to Swallow Pills?
Of course, during National Infertility Awareness Week and a pandemic, I have a miscarriage. One in eight women has infertility in various forms. A miscarriage is not infertility, but a lot of people experiencing infertility also experience miscarriages. The women I have met from the infertility community are some of the best people I know. Some of us speak about it openly, … [Read more...] about Surviving a Miscarriage During The Pandemic
Healthy germs are all the buzz these days. What are they? And how do we incorporate them into a kid’s diet? First, let’s start with the cringeworthy fact that we host trillions of microbes in and on our bodies. Most of these reside in our gut and are actually quite beneficial for maintaining a healthy body. A healthy gut consists of 85% beneficial bacteria and is directly … [Read more...] about Probiotics and Prebiotics for Kids: What’s the Difference?
Babies, like adults, get the hiccups. In fact, babies hiccup before they are even born. What causes baby hiccups? The causes of hiccups in infants and babies vary. While it may be frustrating to watch your baby go through a bout of hiccups -- especially when she is trying to sleep -- most of the causes are not serious. Some, however, can be uncomfortable or even … [Read more...] about What Causes Baby Hiccups?