Month: March 2021

Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Breastfeeding is a beautiful journey that most mothers wish to continue for long. However, in some cases, premature breastfeeding cessation may occur due to some reasons. In such instances, if a mother desires, she could resume nursing through relactation. Relactation is the process of establishing breast milk supply after it
0 Comments
Has the streaming sunshine illuminated your household’s cobwebs and dust? We asked parents how they get their kids involved in spring cleaning. If you wish that spring cleaning and general tidiness was more of a family activity, try these reader-approved methods to get your kids to pick up after themselves. “We designate boxes for hard
0 Comments
Type 1 diabetes is the most common metabolic disease in children and adolescents worldwide. It can be particularly dangerous as often there is no diagnosis until severe and sometimes life-threatening symptoms have already developed. The new ‘SINT1A‘ study explores the potential of a specific probiotic to strengthen the immune system early-on   in children with
0 Comments
Research has found that obesity and mental disorders such as depression and anxiety seem to often go hand in hand. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and collaborating institutions are providing new insights into this association by identifying and characterizing a novel neural circuit that mediates the reciprocal control of feeding and psychological states in
0 Comments
Child development can be vastly improved by providing pregnant women and caregivers of children with an integrated intervention that consists of improved water, sanitation, hygiene (WASH), nutrition, mental health care and lead exposure prevention, says a study conducted in Bangladesh. Published this March in BMJ Global Health, the study noted that children in low- and
0 Comments
There’s lots to consider when buying a kid’s mattress, but let’s start with the basics: When it comes to mattresses of any size—from crib to California king—your options are spring, foam and hybrid. Spring mattresses are firm and supportive, thanks to the steel coils inside. The number, gauge, shape and positioning of the coils varies
0 Comments
Get your kids in the spirit of Passover with these adorable and educational books for various ages. Photo Gallery Kids’ Passover books we love 1 / 16 Asteroid Goldberg: Passover in Space This fun and silly Passover book is out of this world! Asteroid Goldberg and her family wind up stuck in space for the
0 Comments
A pediatric heart transplant procedure pioneered by Canadian doctors–once deemed impossible–has been shown to be at least as effective as the traditional approach, according to newly published research in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. ABO-incompatible heart transplantation was developed in the mid-1990s, after a Canadian transplant team led by Lori West realized that infants
0 Comments