According to a recent Centers for Disease Control CDC announcement, the Measles Mumps Rubella vaccine can be given to infants younger than the usual age of administration which is 12 months. This is because of the measles resurgence in several states in the country and many countries globally.
Children in the days of old used to always be up and ready to go; climbing trees, riding around on their bikes, or exploring the wilderness. Unfortunately in recent times things have changed a lot. Children often don’t want to go outside because they have YouTube, video games, and television to control their lives.
I came across this video from December. On point about healthy eating. Take a look.
What Every Parent Needs To Know About Ear Infections In Children
Common Ear Infection – (Also called Otitis media) in children that usually presents with ear pain, fever, excessive crying or a variation of those.
According to the AAP, otitis media is diagnosed when there is bulging of the tympanic membrane (ear drum) or there is a new onset of drainage of fluid from the ear in a child that has not been diagnosed with otitis externa (inflammation and pain of the hole leading into the ear). Onset of ear pain has to have been recent in the last 48 hours or less.
It’s a grim reality many of us face: Promptly after eating cheese, we become sick. Should we persevere through our love of cheese and a helping of blissful ignorance, or face the fact that we may be lactose intolerant? According to the Mayo Clinic, the most common symptoms of lactose intolerance, when our bodies cannot fully… (more…)
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When Is Diaper Rash not Just A Rash?
Diaper dermatitis is common and is usually easily treated. However, just like many other things in life, it can also get complicated. There are several scenarios that every parent, as well as providers, should be aware of in which a rash IS not a simple diaper rash.
What Is Diaper Rash?
Diaper rash is one of the first things new mothers experience with their newborns that requires intervention from a healthcare professional after going home with their bundle of joy. The old school providers call it nappy rash and the medical terminology is napkin or diaper dermatitis.
To the next generation of moms…