Up to 1 in 5 women in the postpartum period will experience a mental health disorder like postpartum depression or generalized anxiety disorder.
Tag: Children’s Health
How Sleep Helps Teens Deal With Social Stress
Understanding how sleep helps adolescents negotiate social challenges may consequently elucidate how promoting sleep may improve adolescent adjustment during high school and beyond.
How Learning Cooking As An Adolescent Improves Long-Term Health
The impact of developing cooking skills early in life may not be apparent until later in adulthood when individuals have more opportunity and responsibility for meal preparation.
FDA Approves New Drug Treatment for Chronic Weight Management
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Wegovy (semaglutide) injection (2.4 mg once weekly) for chronic weight management in adults with obesity or overweight.
Here’s Why We Should Encourage Children To Reduce Their Time On Digital Devices
Findings suggest that using devices as a way to appease agitated children may especially be problematic to those who already struggle with emotional coping skills.
ASK ME: WHAT CAN WE DO TO FEEL LESS STRESSED WITH OUR 2- YR OLD CHILD WITH DOWN SYNDROME?
Every family has their stresses and challenges to deal with, but when you have a child with Down syndrome, things look a little different. That makes it even more important to accept help, and to pay attention to your own needs.
Children With Autism Face Higher Risk Of Eating Disorders, Study Finds
People with autism and eating disorders may need a different approach towards treatment.
Filling Half Of Kids’ Plates With Fruits And Veggies Helps Increase Consumption
Serving fruits and vegetables as a first course or snacks when kids are hungry can boost their intake, as can incorporating them into mixed dishes.
Introducing Lifestyle Interventions In Pre-School Lowers Heart Disease Risk
Implementing school-based programs aimed at teaching healthy cardiovascular health habits as early as preschool can achieve lasting lifestyle changes in children.
School Gardens Linked With Kids Eating More Vegetables
A lot of the families in these schools live with food insecurity.
New treatment for childhood anxiety works by changing parent behavior.
When not treated successfully, anxiety disorders in childhood can cause long-term impairment and an increased risk of additional physical and mental health problems.
Ask Me: How We Can Practice Mental Health & Balance as a Family
Expectations usually do not match the service and here begins the problem.
HEALTHIFY WITH KAMAL: WHEN YOUR CHILD HAS AUTOIMMUNE
The immune system is the key defense of the human body against all sorts of diseases. If it was not for a strong immune system, we would have been ill all the time, 24/7, for the rest of our lives. While this system is working for us, it is in our utmost favor but once it starts to work against it; the immune system can be a great threat to the human body. This begins the birth of autoimmune diseases.
MOMSTEIN SPEAKS: STICKY NEGATIVITY
“The mother’s milk production gears up to meet the increasing demands of the growing baby but that does not mean the mother lose her mind by having the baby attached to her for twenty-four hours a day.”
NATURE WALK WITH SAI: LOOK WHO I MET TODAY
Welcome to my world, where we learn and unlearn through nature. Last week, we discussed how nature has a positive impact on family bonds. People