Managing anxiety as a mom is challenging. From the time that your children are babies to the time they turn 18, you’re continually worried about them. Children cause us as mothers to worry, no matter what. When you first have a baby, as a new mom, you’re concerned about your baby surviving the night. You
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An obstetrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, is a healthcare professional that specializes in female reproductive health. People trained as OB-GYNs specialize in both obstetrics and gynecology: obstetrics involves working with pregnant women, including delivering babies gynecology involves the female reproductive system, treating a wide range of conditions, including sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and chronic pain In this
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Image: Shutterstock Biliary atresia in babies interferes with healthy liver functions. Problems of the liver can lead to several other complications including failure to grow and thrive. But what causes biliary atresia among infants? Can parents prevent the condition from happening? Continue reading this MomJunction post about biliary atresia in babies, the physiology of the
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Mastoiditis is a serious infection in the mastoid process, which is the hard, prominent bone just behind and under the ear. Ear infections that people fail to treat cause most cases of mastoiditis. The condition is rare but can become life-threatening without treatment. Symptoms of mastoiditis include swelling behind the ear, pus coming out of
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Managing anxiety as a mother is challenging. From the time that your children are babies to the time they turn 18, you’re continually worried about them. Children cause us as mothers to worry, no matter what. When you first have a baby, as a new mother, you’re concerned about your baby surviving the night. You
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Lotus is a beautiful aquatic plant. It comes in lovely colors such as pink, white, yellow, red and sometimes in blue or purple as well. The lotus blooms to open in the morning and closes after the sunset. The blooming lotus flower is very easy to draw. Are you searching for an easy illustration on
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Babies are prone to rashes and other skin problems. Baby acne and eczema are two skin conditions that are common in babies. Both cause rash-like patches on the skin, and it can be tricky to tell the difference between them. Both baby acne and eczema are treatable, and the symptoms are usually temporary. In this
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Image: Shutterstock Dolphins are adorable water creatures that are known for their smartness and intelligence. Several species of dolphins exist throughout the world, and just like most other animals, dolphins also face several challenges due to human conflict. Learning more about dolphins is an excellent way to appreciate the importance of this animal in the
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Image: Shutterstock Adderall is commonly used for the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy and is an FDA category C pregnancy drug (1). New moms with breastfeeding infants may be prescribed this medicine in some cases. But is it safe to take Adderall considering it can pass into breast milk and reach the infant? MomJunction answers
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Congratulations! Your bundle of joy is finally here and now it’s onto breastfeeding and bonding. There’s no doubt that breastfeeding is best when possible, however, when reality hits, there are some breastfeeding challenges you may encounter. For example, when those little fingers start exploring more body parts during feeding and discover…the other nipple! Mom’s life-giving
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Peanut butter is an American Classic.  Kids of all ages love that salty, spreadable, goodness.  For vegans and vegetarians, it serves as an excellent source of protein and is loaded with essential nutrients. But did you know there is a dark side to conventional peanut butter? Is there a healthy peanut butter out there? The
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Can we ditch the terms stay-at-home mom (or SAHM) and working mom? As mothers, we all work. We work to raise our kids and do the best job we possibly can. So why haven’t we come up with a better, more empowering term for referring to the strong mothers that raise their children?  Whether you
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After months of red eyes, congestion and sinus issues you might go to the doctor for formalized allergy testing. If you are lucky the results will be easy to understand with a specific animal or plant to blame for your constant suffering. Unfortunately, if your allergy test comes back positive for dust mites, battling through
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Mountains are majestic structures. They make for scenic landscapes and are indefinitely enticing. They may be green, dry or covered in snow, but each has a beauty of its own. The beauty is so captivating that mountains are one of the first things kids love to draw. So, how to draw a mountain in a
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There is nothing more real about adulting than when your parent gets sick. As teens and twenty-somethings we not only believe ourselves to be invincible but we also believe that of our parents too. Seemingly they will always be there to catch us when we fall…whether that catch means bailing us out of a financial
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Borax, a naturally occurring mineral, has been an ingredient in cleaning products for decades. It is not safe to ingest. Some people also use it to make children’s toys, such as homemade slime. Borax can be harmful and may cause many serious side effects. In this article, we look at the safety and risks of
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