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Autism

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Autism is a disorder that affects the neurological and developmental growth of children. It can last for a lifetime. Autism is considered a spectrum disorder because there can be mild symptoms, moderate symptoms or severe symptoms. Autism is becoming more common. It is estimated that 1 out of every 68 …

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Breastfeeding

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Breastfeeding is one of the best gifts a mother can give to her child. Breastmilk has special antibodies that pass from the mother to baby which prevent infections and may help protect the baby for years. Breastmilk is much less expensive than formula, is always warm, and is always available …

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Migraine Headaches

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Migraine headaches Millions of women deal with migraine headaches on a daily basis. Migraines are different than other types of headaches and can be triggered by stress, certain foods, difficulty sleeping, and hormonal changes. Women develop migraine headaches much more often than men. Migraine headaches reoccur and the attacks can …

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Vision development in infants, what every parent should know

Welcome back to our guest post by the Kidbuilders! We hope that everyone enjoyed the holidays as we took time off to be with family and friends. We continue with our discussion of vision development… Vision is the only sense whose “window” of growth closes at age two. So what’s …

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We wish we had know this when our kids were babies!

Welcome back to our discussion of newborn and toddler development. Important to note– every child proceeds at his/her own pace. In fact, according to the Gesell Institute, girls are born developmentally ahead of boys. www.gesellinstitute.org. Please remember that your baby or toddler has his/her own developmental timeline; both growth and …

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4 Easy steps to HPV prevention for college students

4 Easy Steps to HPV Prevention for College Students About 14% of sexually active female college students get infected with at least one of the 40 genital strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) each year, according to the latest statistics from cervicalcancer.org.  While there is currently no “cure” for the virus …

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