Postpartum depression occurs in 8-16% of births. Dr. Judith Overton, medical director at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, explains postpartum depression, symptoms, risk factors and treatments.
A pregnant woman needs to take precautions to ensure her health and her baby’s. That includes getting certain vaccinations — and avoiding others until after the birth.
Regularly scheduled well-child exams are the time for a pediatrician to assess whether a child’s growth and development is on track. Here’s what you need to know about them.
The list of vaccines that every child gets before age 2 can feel overwhelming, but parents should feel confident that they are doing the right thing for their children when it comes to immunizations.
“Pregnancy brain!” Moments of forgetfulness happen to everyone, but they seem to occur more often during pregnancy. Why?
Eron Key tells us how 3 small changes helped her get to a size 4 from 14 in less than a year.
When it comes to talking to children about abuse, starting the conversation is the most important step. Here are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to broaching the subject.
How do you really protect a teen from hurt, pain, self-doubt or risky behavior? The best place to start is talking to them. Here’s how to do it.
Porshure Richardson started her first diet in 8th grade because she felt overweight. Now she says her greatest accomplishment is understanding what it truly means to be a better, healthier version of herself. This is her story.
When Nikki was pregnant, friends told her she’d lose a lot of the baby weight once the baby was born, but it wasn’t that easy for her — and it isn’t for many women. This is her story.