The problem of childhood obesity in the United States has grown considerably in recent years. How do you determine if your child has a problem with obesity? What typically causes it and what can parents do about it?
When pregnant, having an "uneventful" or "boring" pregnancy is actually exactly what your medical care provider wants. A pregnancy with few complications will keep you "low risk". So, what exactly does having a low risk pregnancy look like? And what can you do to keep it that way?
Even if you've never had diabetes, you could be among the 18% of women who develop a form of it about halfway through their pregnancy. While gestational diabetes is not a permanent condition, it does impact both mother and baby.
We know milk is an important part of our baby's growth and development. But with so many types of milk out there, how do we know what's best for our family? This episode explores the benefits of milk as well as options for getting calcium and other nutrients if dairy isn't an option.
So much is happening with your body during pregnancy. It's easy to feel lost, confused and even frustrated by all these changes. How do you overcome feelings of doubt and insecurity during a time that's supposed to be hopeful and happy?
You've heard the phrase "eating for two". So if you're pregnant with twins should you be eating for three? What type of nutrition does your body really need to foster a healthy twin pregnancy? Plus, what type of foods should you try to avoid.
Gluten intolerance has been around for years, but switching to a gluten-free diet can be difficult, but families have many more options to find recipes, food and support for this lifestyle. How can going gluten-free potentially help your family?
Need a nutritious pick-me-up food to help you conquer your busy day? Food plays an important role in your overall breastfeeding experience. Learn more about the nutrients needed to maintain your milk supply, as well as possible supplements to help with your daily diet.
You notice your toddler's odd behavior and wild, inexplicable mood swings. He has trouble with fine motor skills, or perhaps an unusual aversion to noise or light. Could this be a sensory processing disorder? Learn the signs and symptoms so you can better help your child.
You've been diagnosed with having gestational diabetes, which means your body is having a more difficult time breaking down sugars while pregnant. What are best ways ways to keep this temporary form of diabetes under control?
You suddenly have an intense craving for certain foods that you must eat immediately. Or the opposite happens, and even the thought of certain foods or smells makes you want to lose your lunch. Why is our body acting so wacky?
Most of us have a few extra pounds to lose after having a baby. But, a drastic diet could decrease your milk supply. How can you get your body back and still accomplish your personal breastfeeding goals? How can you lose weight while maintaining your milk supply?