Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Breast pads or nursing pads are useful accessories for lactating mothers. Nursing pads go inside the bras and soak up leaking milk. Mothers may experience milk leakage between feedings when their nipples rub against clothing, during sexual interaction, or when they hear the baby cry. Milk leakage is a normal
When my daughter was a baby, every car ride ended in tears—hers, and often mine. She could only entertain herself for a few minutes before starting to wail. It was so bad that for a while, we tried to just stay close to home, going to local playgrounds instead of meeting friends across the city.
A new community-based approach to helping children manage their asthma symptoms will launch in up to 40 public, charter, and parochial schools across the Bronx, and enroll 416 students aged 4-12 years old. The five-year study, titled Evaluation of the Asthma Management Program to Promote Activity for Students in Schools (Asthma-PASS), is supported by a
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The presence of greenspaces near homes and schools is strongly associated with improved physical activity and mental health outcomes in kids, according to a massive review of data from nearly 300 studies. Published online Sept. 29 in the journal Pediatrics, the review conducted by Washington State University and University of Washington scientists highlights the important
IN THIS ARTICLE Obesity is defined as having excess body fat. A toddler is considered overweight when their weight is higher than the average weight for toddlers of their age. A healthy weight trajectory is one in which the toddler’s height and weight increase proportionally as they grow. When toddlers deviate from their healthy weight
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is an inherited disorder of the adrenal glands. Adrenal glands are located above the kidneys, and they produce three types of hormones. Cortisol: Regulates energy, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels and helps in recovery from severe illnesses Aldosterone: Regulates the amount of salt and water
This study shows that parents with math anxieties inadvertently make the situation worse for their kids. Math-haters of the parenting world rejoice! According to this study, parents who struggled with math should take a step back and not assist with their kid’s homework. Isn’t that great news? I was a terrible math student. I dreaded
Researchers at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware, as part of a public-private partnership, have received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant supplement through the Delaware Clinical and Translational Research (CTR) ACCEL Program to develop and test an approach to foster uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine among children in Black and Latino communities. The $200,000, one-year
36% of 9-year-olds and 51% of 13-year-olds say they are willing to have a COVID-19 vaccination compared to 78% of 17-year-olds, finds a major study co-led by UCL, the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. The study, published today in EClinicalMedicine, is the only large-scale study to ask children and adolescents about their
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Taking medicines and children often don’t fit in the same sentence. Getting your toddler to take medicines can sometimes turn out to be an energy-draining experience that you might have to go through. Toddlers usually tend to be fussy when taking medicines due to palatability issues such as taste, texture,
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Intussusception is a condition in which one part of the intestine slides or telescopes inside the other part. This may occur anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract. However, the junction between small and large intestines (ileocecal junction) often has a higher risk of telescoping than other segments. Intussusception can cause intestinal
When people think of DNA, they visualize a string-like double helix structure. In reality, the DNA double helix in cells is supercoiled and constrained into loops. This supercoiling and looping are known to influence every aspect of DNA activity, but how this happens has not been clear. Published in the journal Nature Communications, a study
Sep 28 2021 Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlighted the need to reopen the schools during the fall of 2021 to benefit from in-person learning. In addition, to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at K-12 schools, CDC recommended universal indoor masking by all students, staff, teachers, and visitors, regardless of their
Baby Safety Month is celebrated every September but we know the best items for baby registry selections need to be updated all year round. From tech to safety, travel systems to breastfeeding support, here at Daily Mom we are committed to bringing you the best brands and favorite baby items new and veteran parents love!
Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Cyanosis means bluish-purple discoloration of the skin. Acrocyanosis refers to the cyanosis seen in the body’s extremities, especially in the palms and soles. It may also be seen around the lips. In most cases, acrocyanosis is normal in babies, as long as there is no cyanosis in the central part