Health

It is now recommended by the CDC (Center for Disease Control) that pregnant women should get the pertussis, which is commonly referred to as whooping cough, vaccine.  They say it is so that some of the antibodies will pass on to the baby through the placenta, while getting the mother immunized as well.   The vaccine is given to babies during a part of the regular immunization schedule,… Continue reading

A study of 52 women has linked consuming the Omega-3 Fatty Acid, DHA, to a reduction in postpartum depression symptoms.    One group of pregnant women took a placebo which consisted of corn oil and a second group took a fish oil capsule of DHA.     Both groups touch their capsules from 5 days a week from 24-40 weeks of pregnancy.    When… Continue reading

Child Craft brand “Crib ‘N’ Double Bed” full size stationary-side cribs with dowel is being voluntarily recalled because it is a strangulation and entrapment hazard for babies. There have been reports of babies being trapped by the head and the arm. The hazard is being caused by improperly assembling the crib. So of the sides have been assembled upside down which leaves a 5 inch gap. When the crib is… Continue reading