by Cheryl Tallman
A simple way to begin introducing Thai flavor to your baby is by adding coconut milk in homemade baby food. As with any new food, follow the "one at time" rule - and introduce just one new food over a 2-3 day period. This will help you identify a culprit food in the event of an allergic reaction...
by Lucy De Pieri PhD, DCH
The words colicky baby still bring back shivers down my spine of those horrid times when babies are in such a pain that they just shriek for hours. It was so stressful for everybody, a real daytime nightmare...
Editor´s Note: Treating your colicky baby with a well chosen individualized homeopathic remedy not only offers you peace of mind but also ensures a healthier future for your child!
by Aimee Carroll, DC
When pregnant, your new baby should be many things to you, but it shouldn't be a pain in the...pelvis! Outside of having a major trauma, such as a fall or car accident, symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD), is most commonly associated with being pregnant. Up to a third of pregnant women are affected with this and around one in four women have pain up to four months postpartum, with some even up to twelve months after the birth...
Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: As a woman's body changes during pregnancy, pain often accompanies other physical changes. Among them is symphysis pubis dysfunction. Read Dr. Aimee's article to find out if you have this dysfunction and what you can do about it.
by Connie Bogner
That’s what the FDA believes is ok when it comes to exposing our babies and children to toxic chemicals, such as formaldehyde and 1,4 dioxane. Watch out fellow label-reading moms, you won’t see these toxins on the ingredients list because they are byproducts of the formulation..
Editor's Note: Children and infants are uniquely vulnerable to environmental toxins. Exposure to chemicals found in everyday products such as baby shampoo, bath wash, and creams have an increased ability to cause harm because of the rapid developmental processes that are occurring...
by Denise Austin
It wasn't always easy to find time to work out when my children were little. When Kelly and Katie were in diapers, it was all about tending to their needs. But I still never let a moment go by without trying to fit in some activity...
Editor’s Note from Bess Coble: This week’s Fit Tip is from Denise Austin, an Everyday Health expert.
Exercise & Fitness
Editor's Note: As inconceivable as it may seem (pun intended), some parents are choosing when to schedule their births for non-medical reasons. As Dr Burke emphasizes, it is healthier for nature to take it's course...
Family & Parenting
You’d think a newborn baby would have a fresh start when it comes to toxic chemicals. But chemicals move across the placenta, so a baby emerges with some of the same pollution in its system as its mother...
Editor´s Note from Zorica Denton: This article is very informative about toxic chemicals that can be passed to unborn child try mothers placenta. Once born, infants take in even more pollution, through breathing, eating, and passage through the skin, just as adults do. They are more sensitive to the chemicals and toxin than adults.
Eco-Products & Services
by Cheryl Tallman
Edamame and shitake mushrooms are two very common Japanese cooking. Edamame (pronounced ed-ah-MAH-may) are little green gems - packed with protein and loads of nutrients. Including Shitake mushrooms in this puree is a great way to introduce your baby to the distinctive taste of umami...
Family & Parenting
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