Category Archives: Pregnacy and Baby

The US-FDA Warns: Stop Giving Children Homeopathic Teething Tablets & Gels

Following the recent safety warning issued by the  US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the American Academy of Pediatrics’  is warning all parents to avoid giving homeopathic teething tablets and gels to small children. This is because the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels have been associated with many adverse health effects, including death. […]

Aspirin While Pregnant or Breastfeeding

Aspirins: If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or if you are of child baring age and engage in activities that might get you pregnant, it is advisable to exercise caution when taking any form of medications, to avoid the risk of harm to your baby. This caution should be exercised throughout your pregnancy, […]

Why You Must Never Shake Your Baby!

Never attempt to shake your baby out of frustration or in an attempt to “shake your baby out of crying”. The blood vessels in a baby’s head cannot tolerate the impact of shaking and can break. When this happens, it is known as “Shaken Baby Syndrome”. The condition, though 100% preventable, can lead to death, […]

Pregnancy and Alcohol Do Not Mix

If you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or of child bearing age with the possibility of becoming pregnant, it is of utmost importance to avoid consuming any amount or form of alcohol, including wine, beer, or liquor. Here is why: A new report, released on September 19th 2015, by the American Academy of Pediatrics, warns […]