My Dad’s Death Made Me Mourn My Own

My Dad’s Death Made Me Mourn My Own

It’s not an easy topic to talk about, but more awareness is needed concerning Huntington’s disease. Like ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), it’s a degenerative neurological disorder that offers no cure. It is fatal, and writer Emily Rekstis fears she or her sister could be next. Their father, Fred, developed the disease and passed away right […]

Are Infant Reflux Drugs Worth the Risks?

Parents are increasingly likely to put their newborn children on anti-reflux drugs that keep them from spitting up when they cry. In fact, the number of babies prescribed acid suppression drugs such as H2 blockers and PPIs has been increased 8-fold from 2002 to 2009, but less than 1 in 10 of them received any […]

Anxiety…What if I Am Not As Happy With My New Baby As I Expected?

New mother anxiety can be overwhelming. Not only do you wake up with a body you don’t recognize, a life that is nothing like the one glamorously portrayed in commercials, but you wake up with this tiny human in your home whom you may or may not connect with. Moms who do not feel immediately […]