Month: January 2020

Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE The Vrishabha rashi or Vrish is the second zodiac sign in Vedic astrology. It is represented by a bull and corresponds with the Taurus zodiac sign of western astrology. Astrology recommends Vrishabha rashi people to have their names beginning with the sounds “B,” “V,” and “U.”  In this MomJunction post,
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Meen Rashi is the last or the 12th zodiac sign in Vedic astrology. It is represented by two fish, sometimes connected by a cord. The Meen Rashi corresponds to the Pisces zodiac sign of western astrology. According to astrology, babies born under Meen Rashi may have names beginning with the
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Symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) involves discomfort at the front or back of the pelvic joints. Pelvic girdle pain is another name for this condition. The two pelvic bones meet at the symphysis pubis joint, which is at the front of the pelvis. Dense ligaments stabilize the joint. In people with SPD, the ligaments become stretchy
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Image: Shutterstock Makar Rashi is the tenth zodiac sign in the Vedic astrology and is represented by a horned goat. This rashi or zodiac sign corresponds to the Capricorn zodiac sign of western astrology. It is believed that Makar Rashi babies preferably have their names starting with the sounds “Kh” or “Ja.” This MomJunction post
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The Kumbh Rashi is the eleventh zodiac sign in Vedic astrology. It is represented by the symbol of a water-bearer, and corresponds to the Aquarius zodiac sign of western astrology. As per Vedic astrology, babies under Kumbh Rashi ideally have their names starting with the sounds “G,” “S,” or “Sh.”
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Aicardi syndrome is a very rare condition that usually affects girls. Depending on its severity, it can cause developmental delay, epilepsy, problems with vision, and a shortened life expectancy. In this article, learn more about Aicardi syndrome, including its risk factors, symptoms, and treatments. Aicardi syndrome is a rare condition that almost exclusively affects females,
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The main factor that influences a person’s height is their genetic makeup. However, many other factors can influence height during development, including nutrition, hormones, activity levels, and medical conditions. Scientists believe that genetic makeup, or DNA, is responsible for about 80% of a person’s height. This means, for instance, that tall people tend to have
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The muscles, ligaments, and tissues of the pelvic floor support the bladder, rectum, and sexual organs. When the supportive structures weaken or become especially tight, doctors describe it as pelvic floor dysfunction. It is a common health issue. When a person has pelvic floor dysfunction, the organs in the pelvis may drop. They often press
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE In 2008, the 6th Meeting of the International Scientific Association of Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) defined “dietary prebiotics” as “a selectively fermented ingredient that results in specific changes in the composition and/or activity of the gastrointestinal microbiota, thus conferring benefit(s) upon host health” (1). Prebiotics are thus consumed for the
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New research introduces an innovative hearing test that may help people who are unable to respond, such as babies or people who have had a stroke. The new test relies on measuring the dilation of an individual’s pupils. Share on PinterestMeasuring the dilation of a person’s pupil may indicate whether they can hear or not.
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Share the love: Many new parents look forward to their little one growing older in hopes that it means better nighttime sleeping habits. Unfortunately, while babies may seem to fall into a sleeping pattern or routine within several months, the
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Being a mother is the most important job you will ever have. Whether you work outside of the home or are a full-time mom, your job never ends. If you are raising a special needs child, your mom workload is
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Children are as trendy and stylish as adults, if not more. They love imitating adults and acquiring accessories that they see the parents and others wear. One such accessory that today’s kids want is a smartwatch. The useful features of these digital watches make them a cool option for children and a practical choice for
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When faced with an unplanned pregnancy, some women might consider a home abortion. Online sources cite abortion home remedies that they claim are both safe and effective. For example, some suggest consuming various fruits, herbs, or supplements in excessive quantities. Others recommend intense exercise or inserting implements through the cervix to the uterus to induce
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Share the love: As they get older, it is easy to think that your teenage children would choose their friends over you in a heartbeat. And why would they not? They roll their eyes at your rules and what they
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Share the love: Fear based parenting manifests itself differently depending on an individual’s parenting skills and personality. It all depends on the types of fears most prominent in the parent’s mind as well as their own history, upbringing, and economic
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Image: Shutterstock The culturally rich Western Indian state of Gujarat has given the world some lip-smacking delicacies, dance moves, and popular surnames.  Gujarati surnames and last names come with varying backgrounds— occupational, toponymic, and ethnic. If Gujarati surnames fascinate you, then read on as MomJunction brings you a list of 50 most common and popular
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Share the love: The first thing that comes to mind when adults think about chores is ‘work.’ Naturally, many are not so fond of doing chores because of the fact they compare it to a burdensome task. Parents should realize
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Pregnancy can cause discomfort and pain in many parts of the body. When these sensations occur in the chest, the cause is often pressure from the growing fetus, acid reflux, or other relatively harmless issues. In rare cases, this chest pain can result from cardiovascular issues or complications of pregnancy. Keep reading for more information
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Epilepsy is relatively common in children. Many children with epilepsy will outgrow the condition before their teens, and, if not, treatments usually ensure a full and healthy life. In this article, we look at the signs and symptoms of epilepsy in childhood, plus the different types of seizures and syndromes. We also discuss the treatment
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Share the love: The Hannukah Menorah which is also known as a “Hannukiah” is lit around nightfall on each night of Hannukah. Each night, the previous nights’ candle is lit with the new one(s) until all 8 candles have been
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Image: Shutterstock The Swiss surnames or last names mostly have an occupational origin, representing the profession of an individual. But some surnames are toponymic, referring to one’s geographical origin while some denote a person’s social status. It is also common to see surnames, which are shorter forms of personal names. Swiss surnames thus have an
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