Children are our life and as parents, we will do anything to prevent them from suffering. There are times when medication is not the answer to alleviating discomfort within our children because of the side effects and reactions that may occur. As a mom of two little boys, and as a Holistic Medicine Practitioner, I know firsthand the benefits of holistic treatments. Becoming … [Read more...] about Six Important Acupressure Points for Babies and Children
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If you have upper abdominal pain in pregnancy, it's not necessary to automatically switch into panic mode, according to the March of Dimes. But any severe and long-lasting stomach pain or discomfort accompanied by dizziness or bleeding is considered a medical emergency. Prompt medical help is essential in such circumstances to protect you and your future son or … [Read more...] about Upper Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy
During pregnancy, many couples express concerns about whether intercourse is safe. According to the March of Dimes, intercourse during pregnancy is completely safe for most women. Unfortunately, the experience for many mothers-to-be is anything but pleasurable. Finding out the causes of painful intercourse during pregnancy can help resolve your discomfort. Painful … [Read more...] about Painful Intercourse During Pregnancy
"In vitro," which means "in glass," is a procedure in which a woman's eggs are fertilized with a man's sperm outside the body. There are many reasons why a couple might consider IVF (in vitro fertilization): blocked fallopian tubes, lack of response to infertility medication, low sperm count or sperm that are slow, or unexplained infertility. One cycle of IVF can take anywhere … [Read more...] about How Does IVF Work?
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