Category Archives: Health

Blue Babies Fast Facts – (CDH) Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia


CDH affects 1 in 3 000 babies and is a serious, life-threatening condition. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) is a defect in the diaphragm that results in the abdominal organs (intestines, liver, stomach and spleen) moving up through the hole into

7 All Natural Tissue Salt Remedies To Try


Whether it’s colic, reflux or a bout of the flu, tissue salts offer a safe, natural solution for helping to heal and soothe your little one. Below we have listed 7 tissue salt remedies. If you’re not sure which tissue

Steroidal Creams for Eczema Treatment When Pregnant – Are They Safe


For short-term use, topical steroidal creams, under the supervision of your doctor, should not be harmful as not enough is systemically absorbed. However, if they are used for long periods of time or in high doses or a large surface

Hypospadias – It’s A Boy Thing


There’s more to your newborn baby boy than 10 fingers and 10 toes. Soon after he is born, your health care provider will check for any congenital anomalies. If you have a baby boy one of these could be hypospadias.

Baby Hiccups All The Time Should I Be Worried


Most babies hiccup in their first month or two of life. It usually occurs after feeding and arises from a full stomach pressing up against the diaphragm, which then contracts spasmodically, producing hiccups. Hiccupping is not an unpleasant experience for

8 Natural Remedies for Heartburn During Pregnancy


Heartburn during pregnancy is usually caused by relaxation of the stomach muscles and increased pressure in the stomach due to the enlarged uterus. This allows regurgitation of the stomach contents into the lower oesophagus. These simple lifestyle modifications can provide some

Keep Yourself And Your Baby Healthy


Your nutritional needs change when you are pregnant. For the sake of your and your growing baby’s health, you must ensure that you ingest enough of the “Big Three” #1 IRON A pregnant woman needs a lot more of this

Top 8 Steps To Boost Your Baby’s Immune System


With winter upon us your baby may come down with a variety of cough and sniffles. It’s normal for babies to pick up bugs as their immune systms are only developing. But it’s all part of growing up. Luckily you

Incompetent Cervix – Is It Cervical Cerclage

Cervical Cerclage

If you have a history of late spontaneous miscarriages, a weakness in your cervix might be the cause. Since 1957, though, doctors have been inserting a strong suture (or stitch) into the cervix to artificially keep it closed and unable

Preeclampsia – 9 Signs To Watch Out For

Preeclampsia - 9 Signs

Consult a doctor if you have any of the following signs and symptoms. Sustained high blood pressure during pregnancy: Severe or persistent headaches Heart palpitations Dizziness Double vision, blurriness, seeing spots, light sensitivity or temporary loss of vision Excessive swelling