Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time when proper nutrition is even more crucial then it is at other times. Excess or deficiency of any of a number of nutrients can lead to birth defects for the child and other complications during pregnancy for the mother. By eating right, mothers-to-be

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Healthy Snacks for Kids

Healthy Snacks for Kids

Busy families sometimes have trouble fitting in three healthy meals each day. Snacking has become an important contributor to daily food intake. While children are eating extra calories, many still fall short on meeting their needs for vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin E, vitamin B6, zinc,

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Food Choices While Breastfeeding

Food Choices While Breastfeeding

There are many benefits of breastfeeding including: Colostrum (replaced by milk after the first few days) protects against autoimmune diseases, promotes healing and has a long-term anti-aging response. Antibodies are passed from mom to baby to provide immunity to the baby while his/her own little immune system

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Home Treatment of Childhood Fever

Home Treatment of Childhood Fever

There are a few simple procedures that you can perform at home to alleviate the discomfort of your child during fever. Once you have established that your child has fever, take her clothes off immediately, unless she is chilly and wants to be covered. Touch your child

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Understanding Childhood Cold and Flu

 Understanding Childhood Cold and Flu

The common cold and/or influenza are viral infections, not usually bacterial, of the upper respiratory tract, caused by invasion into the nose, throat, sinuses, or ears. The virus travels either from hand to mouth and nose, or through the air on minute droplets carrying infected secretions from

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Fertility Awareness

Fertility Awareness

Trying to have children can turn out to be a very beautiful and sometimes very trying situation. For those who have had difficulties getting pregnant, even repeated trips to the doctor’s office may not have provided them with any real understanding of the natural process of fertility.

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