Doctors Dismissed My Postpartum Depression Because They Assumed I Was Just Worried About My Preemie
I was suffering from postpartum depression, but my nonchalant doctor said it was expected because I was the mother of a premature baby. His attitude cost me in unnecessary suffering.
Thrush is a yeast infection characterized by white patches on the tongue and cheeks. Learn how to treat thrush in babies and prevent spreading the infection to mothers.
Cranial osteopathy is an alternative treatment used to calm babies, improve their sleep, and solve a variety of health issues. Does it work, and should you consider it for your little one?
As if itchy, flaky skin wasn't bad enough, this chronic rash often ushers in food allergies, asthma, and other conditions, according to new research. Here’s everything we know about baby eczema and how to keep these troubles at bay.
These parents never imagined their child would catch one of the life-threatening diseases that vaccines can prevent. But just because the illnesses are rare doesn’t mean they’re not a tragic reality for parents who have lost their children to them. Here are their stories.
Talking to your anti-vaxxer friends can be frustrating and divisive when you know getting vaccinated is the right thing to do. “But you can talk about this issue in a way that builds your relationship,” says Karen Ernst, director of Voices for Vaccines, a parent-led nonprofit.
As curiosity around CBD reaches a fever pitch, those suffering from postpartum depression want to know if it might be a safe option for them. Here's what the experts say.
A candid, open, and honest look at the struggles new moms go through when they suffer from postpartum depression.
Looking for a tried-and-true postpartum weight loss plan? Here are the best tips for losing extra pounds after delivery.
I suffered from PPD after giving birth to my first son. I thought I could do something different to avoid it after having my second kid. Instead, I learned it was completely out of my control.
On average, you can expect your child to have eight to ten colds in her first two years. She’s going to need all this stuff.
Any fever above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit can be dangerous for a newborn. Learn how to treat baby fevers and when to visit the doctor.
Rashes develop when the skin is irritated by allergic reactions to bacteria, viruses, foods, metals, and other factors. Read about the most common causes of different rashes in children.
The author of The Peanut Allergy Answer Book explains some of the problems facing peanut-allergic infants and toddlers.
If you're a new mom, you'll have moments of panic about your baby's health. Here is a guide to the most common, most freaky phenomena of baby's first year.
This Family Wants You to Take the #SmashSMARD Challenge to Abolish Their Son's Rare Degenerative Disease
Two-year-old Nash Stineman is one of less than 100 people in the world with Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Respiratory Distress. This is his story.
If you've ever worried about the way your child is sitting, read this before you make them change.
SIDS is the leading cause of death in children between 1 month to 1 year of age in the United States. Learn your child's SIDS risk by month, plus the latest statistics and rates of sudden infant death syndrome.
Make your little one's first vaccinations as pain-free as possible—for both of you.
If your baby is a boy, you'll need to determine if he'll have a circumcision procedure. Knowing the latest health information can help you make an informed choice.
Improperly cleaning the foreskin of an uncircumcised baby might cause bleeding and pain. Here’s how to care for an uncircumcised newborn, and how to teach him proper hygiene techniques as he grows up.
We spoke with two pediatricians to learn about the benefits and risks of using a SIDS prevention monitor, as well as investigated the latest studies and statistics, to find out if they are worth trying.
Is your baby protected from vaccine-preventable diseases? Here's the newborn vaccine schedule recommended by the CDC and AAP for your baby's first months of life.
“He loved to share, so part of his life and giving some of it to Lola and other children is part of who he was,” mom Brooke Eaton said.
If you think your child is too young to visit the dentist, you're wrong—her teeth are at risk long before she tastes her first piece of candy.