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Birth Defects And Developmental Delays: An Overview Of Genetic Testing

If you are a parent or caretaker of a child who received a referral for pediatric genetic testing, you may be scared about your upcoming medical visit. Your referral may be due to one or several factors. Hopefully, your pediatrician gave you a brief overview of why the screening is needed. Perhaps you went into the office with many questions about your child's development, and the causes for the problems with development may not have been easily ascertained by your child's pediatrician. Read More 

New Ways To Help Control Your Child’s Autism-Related Seizures

Autism and epilepsy often go hand in hand. In fact, as many as an estimated 1/3 of people with autism also suffer from epileptic seizures. If you are the parent of an autistic child, there is a good chance that you will have to learn about epilepsy as you navigate your way through your child's treatments. Working with a neurologist to find the right seizure medication for your child is your first and most important step in managing your child's seizures. Read More 

How Occupational Therapy Can Treat Depression

If you are suffering from depression and you have tried almost everything, you may want to consider whether occupational therapy might be a solution to your difficulties. If an occupational therapy treatment helps you overcome your depression, you will accomplish this without the side effects of drugs and with the additional benefits of occupational therapy. Finding the Right Balance You may be suffering from depression because you have not found an appropriate balance to your life. Read More 

The Benefits Of Red Raspberry Leaf During Pregnancy

Labor is painful and women have been searching for a long time for remedies that will naturally relieve the pain of childbirth. While modern science has offered up several solutions for the relief of pain, they can leave women with many unpleasant side effects after labor and childbirth is completed. One method that many women have tried for decades with a lot of success is the consumption of red raspberry leaves towards the end of their pregnancy. Read More 

Long-Lasting Family Planning Methods

Planning your family means making sure you're ready to have children. Whether you're waiting until you have more money, aren't ready to take a break from your career, or just want more time with your partner, family planning can help you to control when and if you have kids. If you're looking for a long-lasting, no-fuss birth control method, intrauterine devices (or IUDs) are options to consider. Unlike other methods, these allow you to start your family whenever you are ready, without having to wait or go through surgical procedures. Read More