Meningitis and Oxygen Therapy in Children: Advice for Parents
22 February 2016
Meningitis is a serious disease that causes inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. As well as fever, drowsiness and seizures, meningitis can sometimes cause problems with breathing. If your child develops breathing problems from meningitis, your doctor may prescribe oxygen therapy. Learn more about the effects meningitis can have on a child's breathing and what to expect from oxygen therapy.
Why is oxygen therapy necessary?
Swelling in the meninges (the membranes around the brain) can interfere with a child's nervous system.
3 Questions You May Have If Your Child Was Born With Craniosynostosis
3 February 2016
If you recently had a baby that was born with craniosynostosis, you will probably have a lot of questions about this disorder. While it is not a common occurrence in babies, approximately 1 in 2,500 babies are affected by it. Here are three important things you should understand about this condition.
What Is Craniosynostosis?
Craniosynostosis is a problem with the way the skull forms on a baby. All babies are born with detached bones of the skull, but over time these bones bond together forming one solid bone.
5 Hallmarks Of A Top-Notch Pediatrician
12 January 2016
Choosing a pediatrician for your child does not have to be a daunting experience. If you are like many concerned parents, you will probably do your research and ask for recommendations when searching for a pediatrician, but how do you know you've found the right one? A superior pediatrician means more than being board certified with outstanding medical credentials. As your guideline, consider the following, as these are a few hallmarks of a first-rate pediatrician:
Four Makeup Mistakes People Make Following A Facelift
28 December 2015
Facelifts are increasingly popular with Americans. In fact, specialist surgeons carry out more than 125,000 facelifts every year in the United States. While a facelift can help deal with the signs of aging, it's important to remember that you may need to make changes to your beauty regime to make the most of your new features. If you've just had a facelift, make sure you don't make the following post-surgery makeup mistakes.