When it comes to childbirth, women now have more options than ever before — but that also means more decisions. Making these in advance helps ease the delivery and reduce stress so you have less to worry about while you're in labor. And having a birt...
When you have a newborn, crying is a part of everyday life. All this crying can be very stressful, especially as you are just learning to care for your new child. And while you may understand that the crying is communication, it can be difficult to figure out what the cries mean.
Odds are that you have a first aid kit somewhere in your home. In it, you'll find bandages, gauze, hydrogen peroxide, and other things you might need in an emergency medical situation. But what if the health emergency is mental or emotional instead of physical? Mental health first aid — emergency care for someone's emotional and mental well-being — can save lives, but it can't be provided with a box of medical supplies.
Is it possible to use the stress-relieving benefits of meditation for weight loss? A few small studies have been performed on this question — with mixed results — but the issue is worth further investigation.
A nonverbal learning disability often affects a child's spatial reasoning, motor skills, and social skills, but because children with this challenge often have advanced verbal skills, it can be easy to miss. Kids with this type of learning disability often seem precocious and highly capable until they start having difficulty with nonverbal skills as they get older.
Your heart typically beats with a specific rhythm. Arrhythmia is a problem with that rhythm, whether it beats too quickly, too slowly, or irregularly. It's a common occurrence that is usually harmless, but at times it can cause serious problems.
There's nothing that takes your breath away quite like hearing your doctor say, "I'm sorry, it's cancer." Being diagnosed with cancer is a frightening and life-changing experience, but fear is often best countered with knowledge and a plan.