Vomiting is a symptom that occurs often in young children, especially when they have the stomach flu. In most cases, episodes of vomiting should pass within 24 hours, but if vomiting continues or your child is vomiting blood, contact your pediatrician. Vomiting blood is not always a symptom of a serious medical problem, but it needs to be evaluated by a health care … [Read more...] about My Child Is Vomiting Blood
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This may come off as a rant, but really it's a warning to new parents out there. What is a California Regional Center? From the CA.gov website: "Regional centers are nonprofit private corporations that contract with the Department of Developmental Services to provide or coordinate services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. They have offices … [Read more...] about California Regional Centers and Your Child with Autism
The following is a guest post by Jennifer Buchanan, blogger and nurse care manager in the Institute for Maternal-Fetal Health at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles When I heard breastfeeding was a common topic of discussion on ModernMom, I couldn’t wait to help. As a nurse, I partner with new moms on a daily basis on how to breastfeed and help answer their troubling … [Read more...] about 5 Common Myths About Breastfeeding
The following is a guest post by Karen Borsari, Freelancer for Life by DailyBurn.com Exercise is always a great solo act, but when you're pregnant it has benefits for two. Not only can getting active lower your risk for gestational diabetes, it can give your baby's heart health a boost and make labor quicker and easier for you. Some research suggests that moderate … [Read more...] about 10 Rules for Safe Prenatal Exercise
How early is too early to start thinking about college? The answer: It is never too early. Typically, educators throughout the United States tend to place the most emphasis of the college search and application process during a student’s junior and/or senior year of high school. But with colleges becoming more and more competitive and expensive, the reality is that … [Read more...] about When Should Teens Start Thinking About College?