When Ghanima Abdullah was pregnant, her legs and feet were so swollen she went to…
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6 Tips for Handling Kids’ Migraines
Here are some tips on getting started with a variety of relaxation techniques. You may want to do them with your child — parenting is stressful too!
A new study suggests a higher risk of association between perinatal and prenatal acetaminophen exposure and childhood neurodevelopmental risk.
Prenatal Opioid Exposure Can Harm Children and Teens
Most infants born with Prenatal Opioid Exposure (POE) look and seem completely unaffected – even those that go through withdrawal. A new meta-analysis shows that brain development and motor skills in children exposed to opioids in pregnancy lag behind other children significantly.
This week in health news: Why do we accept some risks and overly focus on others? Mothers and mothers-to-be are…
5 Questions to Ask When Your Child Is Prescribed Pain Medication
Lisa Collien didn’t question the doctor when he prescribed an opioid painkiller to her then 13-year-old son, Brennan. He’d broken…
An experimental treatment that could become the first drug to treat severe peanut allergies is generating a lot of media…
Many new drugs that are used in children were never actually tested on them or approved for them prior to…
Mothers-to-be who consume moderate to high levels of caffeine may unknowingly increase their child’s risk of being overweight in early…
Children who receive a vaccine and suffer side effects or adverse events following immunization are not likely to have them…
Can Pregnant Women Be Trusted to Make Their Own Medical Decisions?
Concerns that labeling changes on anesthesia might discourage pregnant women from getting medical procedures are unwarranted. Flash advice from the…
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