Health

Melatonin, the miracle sleeping pill?

Melatonin, the miracle sleeping pill?

In recent years, the popularity of melatonin has skyrocketed, along with the increase in taking medications like Ritalin - for ADHD - that can increase sleep problems.

June 1, 2020
Mononucleosis

Mononucleosis

Your groggy teenager whines and drags his feet more than usual. He complains about a sore throat. You suspected mononucleosis and the doctor just confirmed that you were right.

December 1, 2012

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COVID-19 - Parents are heroes too!

Being a parent during this pandemic is not easy. You are all living different situations and you all have your own challenges and fears. But you also all have something in common: you are your children’s heroes!

Pregnancy a trimester at a time

It was previously believed that musculoskeletal pain associated with pregnancy was an integral part of the changes that women face. We now know that these discomforts can be prevented and mitigated.

Last time my breastfeeding experience went poorly - this time I want it to be different

Unfortunately, we still read and hear about moms who had a really difficult time breastfeeding with their first baby. This could involve anything from not mastering breastfeeding in the first few days to ongoing breastfeeding problems or worries about low milk supply.

Learning to ride a bicycle

You can imagine your hand leaving his bicycle in slow motion and sending him to… a fall? Of course not! You are offering him freedom… it is indeed a big day!