Sunday Sep 24, 2023

A pediatrician’s advice for parents considering a potential Covid-19 vaccine for young kids

(CNN)Soon, parents across the country may finally have the option to vaccinate their young kids against Covid-19. Pfizer and BioNTech announced Tuesday they are requesting emergency use authorization for their Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months to 5 years, signaling the potential arrival of a vaccine for this age group in the weeks to come, pending […]

7 Myths About Breastfeeding

As an obstetric nurse, Mary Lou Mulholland sees a lot of new moms worried about breastfeeding. “I’m not making enough milk, I’m going to starve my baby, and my anatomy isn’t right are common concerns,” says Mulholland, RNC-OB, C-EFM, CLC, a staff nurse and lactation counselor in the postpartum unit at the NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital […]

What Does Too Much Screen Time Do to Children’s Brains?

Consider this: Nearly half of all children 8 and under have their own tablet device and spend an average of about 2.25 hours a day on digital screens, according to Common Sense Media. What is all this screen time doing to kids’ brains? Early data from a landmark National Institutes of Health (NIH) study that began in 2018 indicates […]

A new study has confirmed a link between the Covid-19 vaccine and periods

Since the rollout of the Coronavirus vaccine in the UK, many people have shown concerns about the jab’s impact on their period. In fact, 30,000 people have reported period irregularities after getting the vaccine, as per the MHRA Yellow Card scheme, including bleeding earlier than expected (often shortly after the vaccine), spotting, heavier bleeds or painful periods. However, a new study funded by […]

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