What do you do when your little one has scary dreams? There are two issues to examine when trying to help a child who's suffering from nightmares: What to do during the nightmare, or just after the child awakens from one What to do in the child's daily life, before and after sleeptime, to help keep the bad dreams away. Another way to say this is: there's crisis … [Read more...] about Night Frights: 10 Ways to Help Kids With Nightmares
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This is a guest post by Dr. Laura Nathanson, author of The Portable Pediatrician. Most of the parents I see know full well that breast milk is optimal for babies. But does that really outweigh other factors? What if the mother is returning to work at four, eight, twelve weeks? What if she has inverted nipples or has had breast surgery, and suspects or has been told nursing … [Read more...] about How Important Is It, Really, to Nurse?
For many fertility-challenged couples, using a surrogate mother is a viable option for finally achieving their dreams of parenthood. While few people go into surrogacy solely as a way to make an income, women who agree to carry a surrogate child do often receive financial rewards for their generosity. The amount of money that a surrogate mother is ultimately paid for her … [Read more...] about How Much Does a Surrogate Mother Make?