Establishing a sleep schedule for infants during the first year can be unpredictable and exhausting. We spoke to one parent, who tracked the sleep and feeding patterns of her two children for the first few years of life.
Antibiotics are important in helping your baby recover from bacterial infections and diseases such as pneumonia or whooping cough. But in the process of eliminating bad bacteria, antibiotics may eliminate good bacteria.
Bacteria are bad, right? They’re known to cause diseases such as pneumonia, meningitis, and tuberculosis. Despite the negative reputation, these tiny organisms may also help prevent diseases and other health issues such as obesity.
A study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders found that overweight and obese children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more frequently diagnosed with sleep troubles, anxiety, and depression compared to children with ASD who hav