Kids

Normal Teeth Order: Can Baby Molars & Back Teeth Grow First?

During the first two years of life, children will grow a full set of ‘baby teeth’ – 20 in all. For some babies, tooth nubs may start to show as early as 1-2 months after birth while other babies don’t…

15 Things That Could, Maybe, Possibly, Cause Autism

With autism awareness much higher than it once was, scientists are rapidly scrambling to find out the cause behind it. Till conclusive evidence is found, many other theories and (sometimes dubious) studies have found possible links to various environmental factors…

Why Does an Egg in a Baby Sock for Teething Work?

There are a wide range of strange old wives’ tales on the Internet, some with credibility, some without. One of the stranger ones you may hear when trying to find solutions for a teething baby involves an egg and a…

Myth or Fact: Foreskin Damage From Mesh Swim Trunks

You may have heard or read warnings about possible damage to young boy’s genitals after having parts of their anatomy caught in mesh swim trunks. In some cases attempts to remove the shorts has resulted in injuries that cause substantial…

15 Reasons Not To Feed Your Child Rice Cereal (Or Introduce Solids Early)

In many western countries, rice cereal is one of the most common first foods. Unfortunately, this starch based, processed white powder is NOT good for babies and is the equivalent of infant junk food. Here are some reasons why: It…

10 Baby Constipation Remedies | 4 Things to Avoid

Many new parents worry when their baby’s bowel movements change but it’s important to remember that some changes are normal as baby passes the meconium, changes from colostrum to breastmilk or breastmilk to bottle or has solids introduced to their…