Approximately 14% of 10-19 years old (adolescents) live with a diagnosis of mental health disorders worldwide. This is because the mental health needs of adolescents are often overlooked. Adolescence is a unique and formative time, but it can also be a challenging time both mentally and emotionally. It is the time when your teen goesRead More
Archives for September 2022
How to Get Breastfeeding Support
Breastfeeding is one of the most beautiful and natural things in the world. While it comes easily to some mums and babies, many other mums and babies find it challenging. The truth is breastfeeding is not always easy and may take time, patience, and practice. Fortunately, if you find breastfeeding challenging, you can make thisRead More
Symptoms of COVID-19 in Kids vs. Adults
Luckily, the symptoms and effects of COVID-19 in children are mild as compared to those in adults. In one significant study, 0% of children had serious cases, there were no cases of death or intubation (requiring a breathing tube), and 8% of cases showed no symptoms. In contrast, 100% of adults in the cohort showedRead More
Child Immunization: How Many Shots Do Children Need?
The immune system of children is more vulnerable to infection and illnesses. Immunization is a way to protect your child from getting many different preventable diseases and illnesses as early as possible. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publishes a child immunization schedule every year. The child immunization schedule refers to a listRead More