Screen time before bed linked with less sleep, higher BMIs in kids
It may be tempting to let your kids stay up late playing games on their smartphones, but using digital devices before bed may contribute to sleep and nutrition problems in...
4 days ago - Topix
I'm A Mom With Multiple Sclerosis, And This What It's Like
Let's talk about multiple sclerosis fatigue, family, self-care, and spoons. Yes, spoons. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society describes fatigue as one of the most common...
7 days ago - Scary Mommy
The Symptom Of Depression We Don't Talk About
You may think you know a lot about depression . You know people with depression can feel sad and empty much of the time, have changes in appetite or sleeping habits, be...
13 days ago - Scary Mommy
Novel PSC patient-reported outcome tool demonstrates high validity
A novel primary sclerosing cholangitis patient-reported outcome instrument demonstrated significant consistency and discriminant validity, according to a recently published...
19 days ago - Healio
There's Proof That Clutter Causes Anxiety
Sometimes I'll be standing in my living room at the end of the day, the floor covered end to end in toys; half-filled cups and empty, crumb-laden plates and bowls on the coffee...
23 days ago - Scary Mommy
A walk at the mall or the park? New study shows, for moms and daughters, a walk in the park is best
A family studies researchers believed that if the attention restoration theory, which describes how interaction with natural environments can reduce mental fatigue and restore...
23 days ago - ScienceDaily
Yes, You Can Have a Panic Attack in Your Sleep, but Here's How to Get Through It
Although we sometimes throw the term around lightly, real anxiety is no joke. We all feel anxious from time to time about a big project at work or the birth of our first baby...
25 days ago - PopSugar
5 Things Not To Say To A Mom With A Chronic Illness, And The 1 Thing To Say Instead
When a friend gets a bad cold, we know just what to do: We send them an encouraging text, order them some UberEATS, or rescue them from their kids for the afternoon. But when...
27 days ago - Scary Mommy
Moms Have To Make Too Many Decisions, And It's Freaking Exhausting
Parenting is wonderful but tiring. We all know this. From sleep deprivation to toddler tantrums to school schedules to big kid drama, parenting involves a great deal of...
28 days ago - Scary Mommy
Tired of Pumpkin Pie? Make This Decadent Dessert Instead
I'm a West Coaster through and through, but when Thanksgiving rolls around, I'm excited to try some of my dad's Southern family traditions. Sweet potato pie is one such...
1 month ago - PopSugar
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Children likely to be epileptic if their mum has arthritis
Children are also three times as likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis in later life if their mother had the agonising condition, claim researchers at Odense University...
Mother's Arthritis - Risk for Chronic Disease in Offspring
Rheumatoid arthritis during pregnancy may increase chronic disease risk in children. Fetal exposure to maternal rheumatoid arthritis increases risk.
Air Pollution During Pregnancy - Risk of Birth Defects
Exposure to air pollution just before or after conception raises the risk of birth defects, such as cleft lip or palate or abnormal hearts.
Kids That Feed Themselves Have No Increased Risk of Choking
Overall no difference was found in how often their baby had ever choked amongst mothers who just allowed their baby to feed themselves family foods.
New Dad Shines In Hilarious ‘Maternity' Photo Shoot
‘I thought that our friends might think they were funny... not the whole world' A new dad from Boston, Massachusetts might have a career in modeling now that the hilarious...
Men are more likely to be gay if they have older brothers
Research, led by Toronto University, found having a male child triggers an immune reaction in the mother that can alter the brain of the growing baby.
Asthma Medication With Oral Immunotherapy can Help Children Fight Food Allergies
Administering antibody medication along with tiny amounts of food that a person is allergic to, desensitizes them faster to the different food allergens.
Girl is called a 'fat kid' despite having a rare illness
Emily Heap's parents, Emma and Roger, both 50, from Northampton, receive judgmental looks from strangers when they eat in public with their severely overweight daughter...
Shopping Vouchers Motivate Mothers To Breastfeed Their Babies
Breastfeeding increased in areas where shopping vouchers were offered to mothers. Women reported that the vouchers were an incentive to continue breastfeeding.
ALICE: This Training Program Could Save Your Child's Life During An Active...
As he watched the events of the Columbine High School shooting unfold in April 1999, Greg Crane realized a hard truth. No matter how hard we train, we won't get there in time...