Baby Checkups: What to Expect at the Doctor’s Office

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) suggests that babies begin following a regular schedule of checkups (or well-baby visits) within 24 hours of birth. The check-ups should continue every couple of months as recommended by your doctor. But the first few weeks with a newborn can be filled with uncertainty. Is Baby eating enough? Sleeping…

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Swimming Safely for Kids

Not many kids would turn down an invitation for a mid-afternoon swim on a hot, sunny day. But, a fun day in the pool could turn tragic if safety is not a factor in their afternoon plans. According to the U.S. Lifesaving Association, drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional death in the United…

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How to Finger Yourself Properly

This article is meant to help women everywhere learn their bodies and how to give extreme pleasure to yourself using your fingers with some additional vibrating toys for very extreme super orgasms. I know women around the world want to feel extreme pleasure using their own fingers and there are a lot of women who…

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Why your Eyelids get Heavy When you are Tired

Most people will have noticed that when they are tired, their eyelids will start to droop and it can take a fair amount of concentration to ensure that eyes are kept open. This can be difficult after a long day; even more so if there has been a period of late nights, early mornings and…

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Quicker Cold Sore Relief?

Many people who endure painful and ugly oral fever blisters have wished for a magic pill that would heal their cold sores. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved a new indication for a drug that may make these dreams a reality – a pill that is proven to shorten the duration…

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Basic Newborn Care from Holding to Diapering

Carma Shoemaker sat on the floor with her infant son, holding his new sleeper first one way and then the other. “There were so many snaps in the crotch area that it must have taken me a half an hour to figure it out,” says Shoemaker of Chester, Va. “It’s funny now, but wasn’t then….

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Polio-Like Symptoms With West Nile Virus

Summertime – children stay indoors, no swimming is permitted at the local pond and parents are frightened of a virus that is sweeping the nation. It’s an illness that paralyzes people and can kill. No, this isn’t a description of the polio epidemics that panicked people in this country in the late 40s and early…

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Baby’s First Bath: A Trendy or Traditional Approach?

You’ve just arrived home from the hospital with your new baby. The nurses and doctors are all gone, as are most of the relatives. Time for Mom and Baby to relax with a nice bath, right? The day after we brought our newborn daughter home we decided to treat her to her first bath. While…

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Winter Skin Care for Mom and Baby

By Belinda Clarke For many of us, winter brings gray skies, white snow and pink cheeks and hands. Add to that forced, dry heat, bundling and unbundling and most moms agree that everyone’s skin is at its driest. And during the winter months, regardless of your climate, it’s important to take extra care of Baby’s…

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Health Benefits of Wasabi

Wasabi is well known to all sushi fans as it is the interesting green pungent paste, sometimes mixed with a little soy sauce that accompanies sushi. It is also known as ‘Japanese horseradish’ which may give a clue that this is a hot root.  The Japanese are noted for their healthy cooking and the taste…

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