My son broke his foot two weeks ago. What happened? Well, sometimes a teenager with autism is just being a typical teenager. Our son likes to ride a Razor scooter to help regulate his body. He brings it to his grandparents’ house and on vacations. Most of the time, he rides it on our street…
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Birth control pills offer reliable and easy-to-use contraception, but sometimes life gets in the way and you simply forget to take a pill or miss a pill due to illness. Knowing what to do for a missed pill and how to effectively manage this situation can keep you feeling safe and prevent an unplanned pregnancy. Your pregnancy risk depends on the type of pill you take and when during your cycle you miss a pill.
It’s almost Valentine’s Day – but who wants to give or receive yet another bouquet of flowers or the typical box of chocolates! Instead, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite gift ideas, regardless of your budget (big or small), for her, him, and kids! GIFTS FOR HER Mother Trucker #LOVE Hat Fun, hip and…
Tracking your fertility cycle can be used as both a natural form of birth control and to increase your chances of becoming pregnant. Women are most fertile the day of and five days before ovulation. This is because an egg only survives about 24 hours, while sperm can live for up to five days. Some methods are not for the squeamish, but they do give valuable information about your fertility cycle. Doctors even use these signs to help discover potential fertility problems.
First birthday parties are all about the parents celebrating their baby’s milestone birthday with friends and family. Decorate the party area in a way that conveys the importance of this event in your life. The decorations will live forever through the pictures and videos you take during the big day.
All across the country high school seniors are anxiously awaiting their acceptance notices from colleges and universities. My daughter is one of those seniors. She has spent four years in high school studying hard to keep her GPA high, playing sports, joining clubs and taking part in all aspects of high school life to build…
Once you become pregnant, you may find yourself noticing every symptom your body produces. Abdominal pain during pregnancy can mean anything from ligament stretching to labor. When the pain is concentrated on the left side, it could also indicate a cyst or an ectopic pregnancy. Knowing what abdominal pain on the left side can mean in pregnancy can help you decide what action to take.
A fallopian tube pregnancy, also called a tubal pregnancy, happens when a woman’s fertilized egg attaches to a place outside the uterus and inside the fallopian tube. A baby cannot develop normally in the fallopian tube, so this condition has to be treated. If not treated, a fallopian tube pregnancy is usually fatal. A fallopian tube pregnancy happens in one out of every 60 pregnancies, according to the American Pregnancy Association. Knowing the signs and the causes of a fallopian tube pregnancy will help you to detect one better. The sooner it is detected, the better.
You might expect some discomfort during pregnancy, but stomach cramps can cause you to worry. Cramping may simply be a sign that you ate something that didn’t agree with you, but it can also signal more serious problems. Learn the potential warning signs to determine whether you should be worried by your cramps.
In normal amounts, ear wax (cerumen) provides protection from bacteria and acts as a self-cleaning agent and lubricant, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology. However, once ear wax builds up, it can cause discomfort, partial hearing loss, tinnitus, odor, itchiness and dryness of the ears. If your child experiences one or more of these symptoms, it’s time to clean up his ears. Fortunately, you can perform natural remedies to remove ear wax.