Month: November 2019

Salpingectomy is the surgical removal of one or both fallopian tubes. These tubes provide a pathway for an egg to travel from an ovary to the uterus, where it may be fertilized. A doctor may recommend a salpingectomy for various reasons, including an ectopic pregnancy. They may also suggest the procedure as a means of
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IN THIS ARTICLE Pool time means fun time for kids. And this fun time becomes a lot more exciting with some cool pool toys. If you are wondering which pool toys would delight your children, read on as MomJunction presents a list of the best pool toys for kids. What To Look For In A
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Nabothian cysts are benign bumps on the cervix. The cysts are full of clear, light yellow, or amber mucus. People may have more than one nabothian cyst. Females may develop nabothian cysts after giving birth or after menopause. The cysts are normal and usually cause no symptoms. Nabothian cysts are not a sign of cervical
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Ovulation pain, also known as mittelschmerz pain, is pelvic and lower abdominal pain that some women may experience during the time they are ovulating. These aches and pains can range from mild to severe discomfort and can last anywhere from
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A new paper suggests that certain traditional soup broths may contain active ingredients that could help fight off malaria. Share on PinterestNew research identifies several traditional broths with antimalarial activity. The research appears in the BMJ journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, and professor Jake Baum, from the Department of Life Sciences at Imperial College
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Do you have a family member or friend who is always planning their next trip? Then you’ll want to pay attention to this guide because it has the best gifts for people who travel both frequently or only once in a while. Whether they are going on a short, weekend getaway or taking an extended
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IN THIS ARTICLE Children love to jump, but sometimes they fall. And when they land on a hard surface, they get hurt. You can prevent this by letting them jump as much as they want inside a ball pit. A ball pit is a padded pool filled with softballs of different colors. Kids can bounce
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Image: Shutterstock The Portuguese language is not just spoken in Portugal but is the official language of some countries located across South America and Africa. The Portuguese family names are thus not only famous among the inhabitants of Portugal, but also in Portuguese-speaking nations of Brazil, Angola, Cape Verde, and Mozambique. Several Portuguese surnames are
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Pregnancy acne is a common condition. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause skin breakouts. By knowing how to treat acne lesions, a person can often prevent scarring and minimize their emotional distress. Acne is one of the most common skin changes that occur during pregnancy, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Technically a fruit because they contain seeds, pumpkins are full of vitamins and antioxidants. The pumpkin and pumpkin seed benefits to a prenatal diet are many. They are a true superfood. Because pumpkin is so good for you, it is
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Many adults expect to lose some hair as they age, but hair loss in children can cause alarm, especially when they become upset about bald spots or thin hair. However, hair loss in children is relatively common. Hair loss in children may have different patterns to adult hair loss. For example, androgenetic alopecia, or pattern
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It’s not a secret that flying tends to be draining. Flying tends to dry one’s skin and make the body feel a little out of sorts. While flying the cabin pressures change and the temperature and oxygen levels fluctuate. It is because of that reason that flying while pregnant can be worrisome. However, with proper
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Physical activity can be one of the effective ways to channelize a child’s energies. Engaging in sports is both healthy and entertaining for them, and boxing is one such sport. To practice boxing safely, your child will need the right boxing accessories, including a good pair of gloves. In this MomJunction post, we tell you
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Women experience many significant physical and emotional changes during pregnancy. Third trimester weight gain is an important part of later pregnancy and is not usually a cause for concern. Many women will experience rapid weight gain during their third trimester. This is because the fetus typically gains the most weight in this time, according to
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Growing babies love to play and explore.At six months, your baby is inquisitive. He is ready to play with toys, taste them and protest if the playthings are taken away from him. Therefore, this is the best time to introduce him to constructive skills, through toys (1). Pick toys that
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Since its debut in 2015, the Amazon Echo has quickly become a household name. The Amazon Echo with Alexa wears many hats including meteorologist, trivia expert, and meal planner. But did you know this super-friendly digital assistant is also a mom’s best friend? There are multiple ways the Amazon Echo can help make mom’s life
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Fever occurs when a person’s body temperature rises above the normal range. Although fevers tend to be harmless, they can cause great discomfort. A very high or persistent fever sometimes requires medical attention, though most fevers only require treatment with home remedies. Infection is the most common cause of fever. In fact, developing a fever
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IN THIS ARTICLE Whether you are chilling at home or want to head out to the beach, you can’t do without a pair of comfortable slippers. Flip flops, slip-ons, clogs… the options are unlimited when it comes to the variety of slippers kids can use. If you’re searching for a cool pair of slippers for
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Female anatomy includes the external genitals, or the vulva, and the internal reproductive organs, which include the ovaries and the uterus. One major difference between males and females is their reproductive organs. Anatomy specific to females generally relates to sexual function, reproduction, and hormone control. Males and females have physically different sexual anatomy, but all
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Finding educational kids shows on Netflix should be easy, right? WRONG! There’s a ton of content out there, and sometimes it’s easier to get stuck browsing through the same titles instead of choosing something to watch. Have you tried finding
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Unfortunately, bullying in schools has become a frequent occurrence among students in our schools today. Many students do not realize the harm it causes. Bullying is intentional tormenting whether physically, verbally or psychologically. It can be in the form of
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Parkour is the act of moving from point A to point B using whatever is in your path to move more efficiently. Over time, the efficiency part becomes less of the focus for some people who start using the movements
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Teen depression is more than just sadness, moodiness, or a hormone-induced adolescent rite of passage. Depression is a serious illness that can affect a teen’s physical health, relationships, ability to succeed in school, and sense of self-worth. Suicide was the second leading cause of death for teens in the United States in 2017, and depression
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