If you are addicted to alcohol and are pregnant, you must take serious measures to stop drinking. When you drink, so does your baby. No amount of alcohol is safe for your baby and can lead to serious complications. If you have been trying to stop drinking, your pregnancy can serve as the extra motivation you need. Effects of Alcohol Addiction During Pregnancy Not only can … [Read more...] about Alcohol Addiction During Pregnancy
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?
If you introduce infant formula to your baby, you'll probably want to be on the alert for signs of an allergy, especially if allergies run in your or the baby's father's family. Most infant formula includes cow's milk or soy products in the ingredients. In cases of infant formula allergies, cow's milk protein is the most common allergen. Still, allergies to infant formula are … [Read more...] about Signs of Allergies to Infant Formula
When the weather starts getting chilly, we all want to bundle up and avoid the sniffling and sneezing that comes with the flu. A real flu can lay you low for days, if not weeks, and in general, it is far better to simply avoid it. If you have kids in the house, they are going to be exposed to all sorts of germs as they go to school and play, so make sure that your entire … [Read more...] about Influenza Prevention
There are many new experiences that we go through in the wake of a divorce. The feeling of sleeping alone in a bed bought for two, the sudden realization that you have to find a plus one for your friend's wedding and even figuring out what to do on Sundays once football season starts. But as a single mom, these experiences go deeper than just the realization that you’re … [Read more...] about The Only Mom On The Baseball Field