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Pregnancy and Parenting

Child Healthy After ER Visit Diagnosed Her with Bacterial Pnuemonia

By |2018-08-21T07:13:52-05:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , |

On a Friday, 1-year-old Julia Gibson of Freehold had a slight cough. By Monday, she was in CentraState Medical Center’s Emergency Department Few things are more frightening than a dramatic change in your child’s health. At the beginning of the weekend, Julia’s cough hadn’t [...]

ADHD Warning Signs

By |2018-08-21T07:36:40-05:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: |

The earliest indicators for ADHD are reports from teachers or other adults who are spending time regularly with the child in a group of similarly aged children and note a significant difference in that child's specific activity level, impulse control, or ability to stay on task, according to Ankur Desai, [...]

What to Pack for the Hospital

By |2018-09-05T09:17:05-05:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: |

For mom: Insurance cards and any other healthcare information Birth plan if developed A list of any medications you are taking Toiletries like a toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, makeup, hairbrush, shampoo, soap, lotion, hair dryer, etc. Phone charger Hair elastics or bobby pins to keep hair out of your face [...]

Healthy Recipes for Expecting and New Moms

By |2018-09-04T08:56:04-05:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , , |

Expectant mothers need to be sure they get plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins to help ensure they get the nutrients they need for their unborn baby’s development. The following are two recipes that are ideal for prenatal meals. Chicken Ratatouille Served over rice, this delicious dish is loaded with vegetables [...]

Ready to Start a Family? 4 Things to Know

By |2018-08-21T08:50:19-05:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting, Women’s Health|Tags: |

There are a few key things Ob/Gyns want women to do before starting a family. Schedule a visit with an Ob/Gyn before trying to conceive to evaluate your health, medical history, menstrual cycle, and ensure the healthiest pregnancy possible. Quit any bad habits like smoking and drinking. Eat healthy and make sure [...]