Category: Children’s Health

  • How New Parents Can Find A Nanny In 2017

    As a young family, the day your maternity and paternity leaves expire means the inevitable return to work, and you have to come up with a childcare plan. In many parts of Canada, finding high quality daycare can be an intimidating and frustrating process, and waiting lists often last for years, by which time your […]

  • Oral Health Tips For Parents Of Young Children

    Whether your child has a gummy grin with sprouting teeth or a mouth filled with pearly whites, it is important to ensure that they see a dentist regularly for a healthy smile. You should choose a child pediatrician who is competent and good with kids. The following is a simple guide on what to look […]

  • The Risks Of Talcum Powder Use

    Talcum powder, also known as talc, represents a mineral that can be found naturally around the world. It is good to know that this mineral is among the softest minerals – with the help of your fingernail you should be enough to scratch it. The scientific name of talcum powder is hydrated magnesium silicate. Talcum […]

  • 5 Signs Your Child Could Be Suffering from Depression

    Depression is very much a modern condition. We are now more likely than ever to admit to being depressed, with statistics indicating that diagnoses of depression are rising at an alarming rate. What many people don’t realize, however, is that depression also affects children, so if you are concerned about your child’s mental health, here […]

  • A Parent’s Guide for Battling Their Kid’s Addiction

    For parents, witnessing their children struggle with drug addiction can one be a truly disturbing experiences. A young person who was once full of life, productive, promising and happy has suddenly become disrespectful, defiant and lost the world. Sometimes, due to their involvement in alcohol and drugs, they have lost focus in school and lose […]

  • The Myth of Invincibility: Young People are Developing Autoimmune Diseases More Than Ever

    Most people associate youth with vigor and vitality, but unfortunately, there are a growing number of cases where young people are stricken by autoimmune diseases before they even reach adulthood. While it depends on genetics, the environment or even lifestyle, there are over 80 autoimmune diseases that people as young as six may have to […]

  • With Summer Coming To a Close, Finish the Season Safely

    The summer season is coming to a close, and if you and your family haven’t had any accidents yet, then you want to keep that record clean for this last chunk of time before new weather patterns hit. Depending on where you live, this conditions might be a bit variable, but if you adjust them […]

  • 7 Rare Diseases that Affect Children

    When it comes to genetics, some children struggle with physical and mental health issues that threaten their lifestyles. Sometimes, their genes turn against them, and rare genetic diseases threaten their lives. Though many of these diseases are unpreventable and incurable, it’s possible to make these children more comfortable and increase their lifespan by simply being […]