Learn all about being Pregnant and getting Fifth Disease (“Slapped Cheek” Disease). We supply readers with symptoms, how it may affect a pregnancy, and where you may be exposed to such a disease. Check it out!
Do you want to know more about Postpartum Depression? Do you think you may have it? See the various signs and what to look for. Check out what to do if you do have Postpartum Depression.
With all of the physical changes that come along with pregnancy, the last thing any of us wants to deal with is a cold, but because the immune system is suppressed during pregnancy, it is not uncommon to develop a cold or flu during this time. With so many things off limits it's hard to know what you can take and what you have to steer clear of so we came up with a list of safe at home remedies to help alleviate your symptoms and get you back to feeling good.
With the summer heat and activity, it is easy for infants and toddlers to become dehydrated. Every year, dehydration results in 1.5 million outpatient visits, 200,000 admittances to the hospital, and 300 deaths of children in the United States. (AAFP) Dehydration can occur due to a combination of things, but in the summer, the concern [...]
Learn about the dangers of dehydration during pregnancy and ways to avoid heat-related illnesses. MommyPage talks about the sympotoms that could indicate dehydration, what to do if a pregnant woman is exhibiting these symptoms, and ways to keep cool in the summer heat.
What is Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome? Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a congenital birth defect – that is present at birth. Approximately 35,000 infants, or 1 in every 125, are born with a heart defect, and 1 to 3.8 percent of all congenital cardiac birth defects present as hypoplastic left heart syndrome (Connor and [...]
What is Waardenburg Syndrome? Waardenburg syndrome (WS) is an inherited disorder named after Petrus Johannes Waardenburg, a Dutch ophthalmologist who first noticed that patients with differently colored eyes often also had a hearing impairment. It affects about 1 in 50,000 births and is present, though not always observable at birth. Both boys and girls of [...]
In 2011, the FDA issued a warning about the use of teething liquids and gels containing benzocaine. Benzocaine was used in many over-the-counter (OTC) gels under such brand names as Anbesol, Hurricaine, Orajel, Baby Orajel, and may be included in some store brand products. What’s the Panic about Benzocaine? The use of benzocaine, particularly in [...]