Are “natural” and homeopathic products safe? It is tempting to assume homeopathic, natural products are safe to consume because they “come from nature.” However, products derived from a natural plant or animal sources are not necessarily free of side effects – or totally safe. Marketed as Health foods, Natural products, Homeopathic product(s), Organic Food Additives, […]
Fruit juice can be a healthy part of a child’s diet when consumed in moderation and with caution. In this article, we explore the benefits and risks of fruit juice for kids and provide recommendations on how to incorporate it into their diet. We cover topics such as the essential vitamins and minerals found in fruit juice, the risks associated with excessive sugar intake, and guidelines for safe consumption.
Mothering can be work that never seems to end. There are no built-in breaks or time off. With how much energy it takes physically, emotionally and psychologically, it is no wonder that many moms feel exhausted and overwhelmed. That’s why my main advice for new moms is to pause and take care of themselves. Self […]
One thing is for certain: if you are having a child, minimize and manage choking risks in your home. Providing a safe and loving environment for your child means familiarizing yourself with everything in your home that poses a potential risk. See our guide to preparing your home for your newborn for more information. Choosing […]
Summertime brings a lot of recreation and outdoor fun for children, but beware of the summertime heat It also brings potential risk of heat exhaustion and a number of other heat-related illnesses. The good news is heat-related medical cases can be avoided with a few simple suggestions: Do not leave children in a parked car, […]
When your baby is born, they will go through a series of assessments that will check their health and measure any potential problems. These assessments include Apgar scoring, physical measurements and physical exams. All of these exams have been designed so that nurses and physicians can keep a close eye on your baby’s well being […]