Q&A: How to Know If a Child Needs Speech and Language Therapy

Speech is one of the main ways in which your child starts communicating with those around him. It develops naturally, along with other signs of normal growth and development. In certain cases, children might show speech or language problems, which once diagnosed and treated properly, would compensate the delays. Read more “Q&A: How to Know If a Child Needs Speech and Language Therapy”

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Q&A: Otitis Media: What parents Need to Know

According to a study done at the University of Michigan, by the age of three, 80% of children will have had acute Otitis Media (The inflammation of the middle ear) with its peak of incidence between the ages of 6 – 12 months. My eldest son was among the children who had it so frequently, that we had to do the operation for him. Not only did it relieve him from his frequent Otitis, but it also ended his long periods of pain.

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Q&A: How Do I Make Sure I’m Eating Right During Pregnancy?

Eating healthy and not skipping any nutrient is very important for you and your baby during pregnancy. As soon as you get pregnant, people around you start giving you their advice and opinion about what and how much to eat. It is important to educate yourself about all the necessary nutrients so that you don’t skip any of them during this period. Read more “Q&A: How Do I Make Sure I’m Eating Right During Pregnancy?”

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Q&A: Is Exercising Important and Can It Be Dangerous During Pregnancy?

Exercising was always part of my lifestyle, but during the first trimester of each of my three pregnancies, I completely stopped working out. I was scared of hurting myself or the baby. However, during my second and third trimesters, I started doing very light movements and walked 2 to 3 times a week.

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Q&A: How Can We Keep Children Safe from the Sun

Summer is coming soon and most of our children’s activities are going to be outdoors, in addition to going to the beach. Lots of children suffer from sunburn, sunstroke and dehydration during summer, so mothers need to watch their children carefully during the play time outdoors and take the necessary precautions from the sun. I visited Dr. Nazik Ezzedine, MD in Dermatology and Cosmetic Dermatology, and she explained more about how to keep our children protected under the sun.
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