Tonsillitis, laryngitis and loss of voice
Because we're all used to getting colds during the winter, we never tend to worry too much about them. But once they develop into tonsillitis or laryngitis, it's time to worry and head to the doctor's office.
February 18, 2019
Nutritional essentials for flu season
With flu season upon us, we can make little changes to our habits, day by day, to keep the flu at bay and stay healthy.
November 19, 2018
What happens when mom gets sick?
The whole family is counting on her and she would love to take care of everything but this time she can’t. What happens when mom gets sick?
October 9, 2018
Beware of heat stroke!
Heat strokes occur more often in babies and elderlies. Because it can be life-threatening, it must be treated quickly.
July 16, 2018
February 4th is World Cancer Day and we want to honor the mothers, fathers and children who have gone through it and survived the disease.
February 6, 2017
The pleasures of the palate are among the festivities of the holiday season. It can also be a nuisance after the many holiday dinners. Here’s how to comfort your stomach!
December 28, 2015
Bad breath, or halitosis, is a touchy subject, especially when you discuss it with someone who suffers from it. It affects nearly 65% of the population.
October 27, 2014
As parents, we often look for fresh solutions to solve daily problems. I suggest a powerful and fun exercise: family landscaping.
May 5, 2013
Cold and flu in 11 points
What is the flu? What are the symptoms? When should we consult a doctor? What can we do at home?
February 1, 2013
15 tips to prevent the flu
To avoid getting the flu this winter, there are a few measures of hygiene to adopt and easy ways to boost your immune system.
October 24, 2012
Fighting seasonal depression
The lack of light affects us all at different levels, some of us more than others. Is this autumn featuring low energy and bad mood? You can do something about it.
October 22, 2012
Staying at home with a sick child
It’s not easy for two working parents to reconcile work and family. This is even truer when your family has a slight fever and a runny nose.
October 10, 2012
The light at the end of the winter tunnel
If you are suffering from winter blues and you cannot take medication because of the possible effects it can have on your foetus or your newborn, here’s a bright idea: phototherapy!
October 28, 2011
When should you go to the emergency room?
Big scratches? Little accident? Fever? Suspicious spots? Sure, your child is not well but should you go to the emergency room? Motherforlife helps you decide whether or not you should go.
August 22, 2011
Did you know that you should never rub a frostbite, nor put it in snow or water (cold or hot)? When it's as cold as it’s been recently, we all need advice!
January 25, 2011
Staying healthy when the kids are sick
The entire household is sneezing and coughing? Here are a few simple tricks to beat the germs and escape viruses !
January 25, 2011
In Canada, the flu season normally extends from November to April, and can affect 10 to 25% of the population every year.
November 22, 2010