Endocrine-disrupting activity linked to birth defects, infertility near fracking sites

A controversial oil and natural gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, uses many chemicals that can disrupt the body’s hormones, according to new research accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s journal Endocrinology.Endocrine-disrupting chemicals, or EDCs, are substances that can interfere with the normal functioning of the endocrine system. Pregnancy / Obstetrics News […]

At Home Winter Activities for Your 3 Year Old

With the weather plummeting and the days at their shortest, it is common to find yourself stuck indoors with little to do.  When you 3 year old is bored and you’re stuck indoors, it can lead to some pretty long days.  If the same old toys and games are just not cutting it, it is […]

Simple Life Hacks to Make Your Routine Easy and Kids Happy

Here are a few little tricks you can try to make life a little simpler without spending any money. Laundry basket in the tub. When your little one is not big enough to move around the bathtub to catch his runaway bath toys, try placing a laundry basket in the bathtub.  You can place the […]

Many parents have infant-feeding, TV, activity practices which may increase obesity risk

A majority of parents in a new study reported infant feeding and activity behaviors believed to increase the child’s risk for later obesity. In addition, these behaviors varied according to the self-reported race and ethnicity of the parents. “What this study taught us is that we can do better. While we don’t know the exact […]