First find out her motivations for wanting to be a vegetarian – moral reasons, losing weight, healthier lifestyle, etc. and then educate her on vegetarian lifestyle options after some online research. Vegans exclude all animal products and dairy Lactovegetarians consume milk and milk products...
Brooke K Pengel, MD, Medical Director Rocky Mountain Youth Sports Medicine Institute Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children Centennial
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Can a decade make a world of difference when it comes to conception and a healthy pregnancy? Yes and no. There is no perfect age to have a baby—every woman is unique. However, the physical aspects of pregnancy and risks are somewhat influenced by age. Here’s an overview of what you can expect:
“I always encourage a mom to use her own definition of success for breastfeeding, not anyone else’s. Every day of breastmilk is truly a gift. Not having a hundred more days of breastmilk should take nothing away from the gift of that one day.” Sue Petracek, IBCLC, Bosom Buddies
Quinoa is a grain dating back more than 5,000 years to the Incas of South America. Today, quinoa is considered one of the best whole grains on the market and is touted as a “superfood.”
Inside a crowded public hospital for indigent children in Managua, Nicaragua, a 21-day-old baby lay beneath bright lights on a shiny new operating room table, recovering from surgery to repair a blockage in her heart. Around her, modern monitors assessed her vital signs, while sterile tubes fed her...
Every pregnancy has its share of little discomforts, but a summer pregnancy can be particularly uncomfortable. When your belly is growing as the mercury is rising, things can quickly get unbearable. Don’t sweat! There are plenty of ways to beat the heat and keep your cool during the sticky...