Traveling Out Of The Country With Your Baby During The Holidays? 4 Medical Needs You Should Take Care Of Before Your Trip

If you're going to be traveling out of the country for the holidays, and you'll be taking your baby with you, it's important that you make sure you begin your planning with a trip to the pediatrician. Traveling out of the country requires additional preparation, especially when you're traveling with a baby. You'll want the pediatrician to give your baby a clean bill of health before you take off on your vacation. Read More 

Three Things To Make Sure Of Before Starting Your Child On A Blenderized Diet

Some children have certain medical conditions that require them to be fed through a feeding tube instead of by mouth. A few examples of conditions that might warrant a feeding tube include cerebral palsy, congenital heart defects, dysphagia, and a myriad of others. Some children may only need a feeding tube temporarily, but others might need one for the rest of their life. While there are many high-calorie formulas on the market that are used for those with feeding tubes, some parents choose to put regular food into a blender and feed their child that way. Read More 

Taking The Bite Out Of Gum Disease And Keeping Your Teeth

When you don't have dental insurance, it can be difficult to keep up with regular appointments and cleanings. However, this does not mean that you should let your dental health lapse. In fact, you need to be more diligent than ever about how you take care of your teeth. Bacteria and diseases in the mouth, teeth, and gums can travel throughout your body, infecting and damaging other organs. Here is some information and advice about gun disease that will help you keep your teeth and help maintain your overall health. Read More 

Upgrading Your Hospital’s Labor And Delivery Department: Equipment To Consider

When expectant mothers are looking for the hospital they will trust with the birth of their children, they want both advanced technology and luxurious accommodations. If your hospital is thinking about upgrading your labor and delivery department to attract more patients, you'll want to consider some new equipment as part of the upgrade. Here are some of the types of equipment you may want to consider.  Portable Ultrasound Machines While using an ultrasound machine isn't required for every delivery, your obstetricians may need access to an ultrasound machine during complicated deliveries. Read More 

Four Safety Tips To Follow In Your New Electric Wheelchair

If you have limited mobility, getting an electric wheelchair can make your life so much easier. Finally, you can move from room to room with ease and feel like you're getting more done in a day than you have in years. But while electric wheelchairs are a true blessing, they are a powerful device, and they can lead to injuries if you are not careful. As you adapt to using your electric wheelchair both at home and when out and about, make sure you follow these safety tips to prevent injuries. Read More