Every Mental Illness is a Chronic Disease: Including Depression

by Linda Rosenburg Misconceptions about mental illness have existed for centuries. Accused of everything from moral failings to demonic possession, people with mental illness had been forced to hide their suffering. The Surgeon General of the United States reported in 1999 that stigma was the single largest barrier to the recovery of people with mental … Read more

Pregnant Stretch Marks – Simple Tips To Help To Prevent Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

by Steve Barker Almost every new or expectant mother may worry about the appearance of stretch marks, this is very common among pregnant women. Pregnant stretch marks, however, can become a source of embarrassment for you, especially if they are highly noticeable after your child has been born. Even though this is such a common … Read more

Pregnant And Obese: Are The Maternity Services Adequate?

by Daniel Harris The UK public is getting heavier. March statistics show that 1:4 of the population is now clinically obese. This has meant a steep increase in obesity related health disorders including type II diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and joint problems. As a result, many patients have considered bariatric surgery to treat their obesity. … Read more

Remembering to Make Memories – Modern Day Alternatives to the Traditional Baby Book

by Kate Cahill The changes and developments babies experience in their first few years are life are rapid and precious. One day they are drinking formula out of a bottle and the next day they are vocal enough to express that the food from your dinner plate looks more appealing. Of course, these cherished moments … Read more

The Benefits of Teaching Your Baby Sign Language

By Mandy McCollum One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is “why should I teach my baby sign language when he/she is not deaf?” Well that is a good question. Even if your child is not deaf, there is scientific research that has been done to show the benefits of sign language for … Read more

How Can I Preserve My Photographic Memories?

By Calandra Wright Many of our memories are best preserved in our collection of pictures. Those of us who are older remember the admonition to keep the negatives so other pictures could be printed. Now young people don’t even know what a negative is! So how can I preserve my digital memories? First, make sure you … Read more

Your Baby’s Crying – What To Do

by: Baby Care A baby is only a way of communicating – crying. Everything is very new for them, every feeling, every experience. Sometimes, for a new parent, it can be very difficult to work exactly what your baby is crying about. However, there are some basics that you can check if your baby cries. … Read more

Post-Natal Fast Weight Loss With Celebrity Fitness Secrets

By Ram Gupta There are a lot of moms out there who have managed to lose post-natal weight fast and get into the best shape of their lives. Here are some celebrity fitness secrets that should help you get started and embrace the challenges of motherhood with better fitness than you have ever had before. … Read more