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Wellness

Cold and Flu Season: Does Your Child Have the Flu or the Cold?

2019-01-17T17:15:11+00:00 January 1st, 2019|Health, Wellness|

It’s not often easy to tell a common cold from the flu in children. Here are a few tips to help you find out what you’re dealing with. Symptoms Both the flu and the cold are respiratory illnesses caused by viruses. They are contagious. However, they aren’t the same. Colds may often last for about seven to ten days while a flu may last for [...]

H1N1 and Fever Reducers

2018-12-04T10:10:51+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Baby Care, Wellness|

Last year’s flu season was historic in its severity partially because of the subtypes of flu that were circulating and partly because last year’s vaccine was only 40% effective. The lack of effectiveness did not come close to the failures of the 2004 to 2005 season where the vaccine was only 10% effective, or the 2014 to 2015 season where the vaccine was only 19% [...]

Drug-Free, Alternative Treatments for Allergies that Work!

2018-12-04T09:56:17+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Health, Kids, Wellness|

When your child is suffering from allergies, it can be difficult to find solutions that don’t involve the use of prescription or over-the-counter drugs. When you’re searching for answers to helping your child cope with either season, dietary, or other types of allergies, consider these drug-free options: Saline Rinses and Sprays Rinsing the nostrils is one of the best ways to prevent the problems that [...]

Dairy Allergies and Chronic Ear Infections

2018-11-07T16:18:20+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Wellness|

If your child is allergic to dairy and keeps consuming foods with high dairy content, they could end up with other health problems like ear infections. If you think your child has an ear infection, the best thing you can do is bring them to the doctor for allergy testing. What is allergy testing? If your doctor thinks your child may be suffering from an [...]

Safe and Natural Toddler Constipation Remedies

2018-11-07T15:06:37+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Baby Care, Wellness|

If your child has painful bowel movements, then they may have constipation. Here’s what you need to know about constipation and your child. Constipation Symptoms Does the baby have pain in their stomach? Are they bloated? Is there bleeding with the bowel movements? Are there any soiling accidents? If you see any of these signs, then your child may be suffering from constipation. Is it [...]