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The Right Amount of Vitamin D for Babies: 400 IU Daily Dose for Suggested for Infants Under One Year of Age by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 08 May 2013 2:51pm Vitamin D is popular topic when it comes to infant and maternal health, and many studies over the last few years have been pointing to the importance of adequate vitamin D during pregnancy as well as during the first year of baby’s life. Vitamin d is critical for healthy bone development, which happens at a [...] Read on »
Babies Act their Age not their Weight! by HUG Your Baby Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Sep 2009 2:52pm Rhonda and Frank brought in their 5-day-old son, Joey. They were worried. Though Joey weighed 7 pounds at birth, he was born at 35-weeks gestation (five weeks early). The hospital was slam full on his birthday, but since Joey "looked good," he was sent off to the full-term nursery. The lactation consultant had watched him nurse for a few m ... Read on »
Randi Epstein's "Get Me Out: Making Babies Throughout the Ages" by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Feb 2010 2:28pm As I was driving past the Brazilian Embassy a few days back on Massachusetts Ave in DC, I turned on the radio and heard "So tell me about these do-it-yourself forceps". My interest was instantly piqued. It was Fresh Air on NPR, and Terry Gross was interviewing Randi Epstein about her new book called "Get Me Out: Making Babies Through the Ages ". ... Read on »
2011 - First US Baby Boomers Turn 65 - Tips for staying healthy as you age by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 07 Feb 2011 2:24pm Learn to help prevent falls Watch a video on eating nutrient-dense foods Get inspired to exercise by watching these videos showing institute directors from the National Institutes of Health involved in their favorite forms of exercise This information was developed for NIHSeniorHealth by the National Inst ... Read on »
So Smart! Production Launches Baby’s First Word Stories Series For Ages 1-3 by Amanda Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Aug 2009 10:31am New Series Provides Parents with an Original and Innovative Format For Introducing Babies and Toddlers to New Vocabulary Words Award-winning So Smart! Productions has teamed up with Echo Bridge Home Entertainment and will release the first six titles from So Smart’s! new DVD line, Baby’s First Word Stories on September 22 (pre-book date Au ... Read on »
Intro To Baby Sign Language: What Age And First Signs by Christine .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 18 Feb 2011 9:46pm This guest post is brought to us by our friends at the Baby Sign Language site. Enjoy signing with your baby! Baby Signing is a cool way to communicate with your baby or young toddler. It is easy to learn how to sign and the rewards are great. You can start to sign with your child at any time – why not begin right now? The most responsi ... Read on »
It's a Baby Boomer Theme - Caring for Aging Parents by Sharon K. Brothers, MSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 08 Oct 2008 10:59am We were at an end-of-summer garden party last weekend. The day was unexpectedly warm and sunny, and we arrived to the beautiful creek-side yard of our friends Lane and Maureen. Many of the people there were friends we had known for decades. As we mingled and caught up with old friends, we shared what had occupied our time this past summer. ... Read on »
Romney’s eligibility age baby steps could be enough for Social Security but not Medicare by David W. Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Feb 2012 1:45pm Mitt Romney has the right idea in his proposal to gradually raise the Medicare eligibility age. Too bad he’s afraid to start the process rolling for another 10 years. Life expectancy has increased by roughly a decade since Medicare was enacted almost 50 years ago, yet the eligibility age hasn’t  budged from 65. Medicare spending has balloon ... Read on »
Baby Boomers Face Down Aging: 10 ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 16 Aug 2009 10:24pm Baby Boomers Face Down Aging: 10 Most Common Medical Challenges In the year 2030, the youngest members of the baby boomer generation will hit 65, making up nearly a quarter of the country's population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. If current elderly Americans are a precursor of what is to come, they will experience health challenges such ... Read on »
Baby Boomers Age and Alzheimer’s Go Hand In Hand by Tonie K. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:21pm Baby boomers the risk of Alzheimer’s goes up fast with age because of late onset Alzheimer’s . More than 50% of people over 95 will have dementia . Because of longevity the cases of Alzheimer’s in the general population are increasing at an alarming rate. The number of deaths from Alzheimer’s has increased 20 fold in the last 20 ... Read on »