CF Community Blog. My husband and I tried everything to encourage weight gain in our young son to no avail; so we chose to get him a gastrostomy tube. By Jaclyn Strube.
Back to Your pregnancy and baby guide. Getting pregnant conception happens when a man's sperm fertilises a woman's egg. For some women this happens quickly, but for others it can take longer.
She accidentally pushed the wheels of the buggy over the edge and fell onto the tracks below, along with her young child. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists?
It has been suggested that children with same-sex attracted parents score well in psychosocial aspects of their health, however questions remain about the impact of stigma on these children. Research to date has focused on lesbian parents and has been limited by small sample sizes. This study aims to describe the physical, mental and social wellbeing of Australian children with same-sex attracted parents, and the impact that stigma has on them.
On a ride-along with a Seattle police officer, Washington Representative Tina Orwall D was shocked to see what looked to be and year-old girls on street corners being trafficked for sex. Paul hotel connected by a skyway to her condo. A year-old girl from Iowa had been held against her will and forced into prostitution there.
A dedicated dad's adorable gesture for his sick toddler is going viral as it warms hearts across the internet. In the tear-inducing snapshot, 3-year-old Chace is grinning alongside his dad, Rosco, and both are baring their tummies for the camera. But Chace Elijah, who was born with a congenital heart defect and relies on a feeding tube, wasn't the only one who had a special accessory.
In the last several days there has been a lot of talk about videos on YouTube and YouTube Kids that are inappropriate for our children. One of those videos, the cartoon with the suicide clip, was brought to light right here on PediMom. I wish I could say that they are isolated incidents but unfortunately I cannot.
If air, blood, or fluid gets into this space, it can be a problem. This air, fluid, or blood can cause one or both lungs to collapse, which makes breathing difficult. A chest tube can drain the pleural space.
In an old home movie, young Natalie is laughing and running around with a soccer ball. But a few years later, that laughing, carefree young girl was sold for sex allegedly through the website, Backpage. She estimates she was paid for sex over times, and she firmly believes that the site made it possible for her pimp to post ads offering her for sex over and over again.
Most kids today are plugged into devices like TVs, tablets, and smartphones well before they can even ride a bike. Technology can be part of a healthy childhood, as long as this privilege isn't abused. For example, preschoolers can get help learning the alphabet on public television, grade schoolers can play educational apps and games, and teens can do research on the Internet. That's why it's so important for parents to keep tabs on their kids' screen time and set limits to ensure they're not spending too much time in front of a screen.