health & body

Infant SOS: An alert and cooling system designed to save the life of a baby left in a hot car

Infant SOS: An alert and cooling system designed to save the life of a baby left in a hot car

The news of a child dying after being accidentally left in a hot car is devastating, and sadly not uncommon: an average of 38 children die each year as a result, mostly during the summer months. Five

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EWG’s 2015 sunscreen guide lists the safest and worst sunscreens

EWG’s 2015 sunscreen guide lists the safest and worst sunscreens

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ro.sham.bo. Baby makes stylish sunglasses for green families

ro.sham.bo. Baby makes stylish sunglasses for green families

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10 essential items you need to create a natural medicine cabinet & how to use them

10 essential items you need to create a natural medicine cabinet & how to use them

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Antibiotic use in infants linked to a variety of health issues in later life

Antibiotic use in infants linked to a variety of health issues in later life

When our little ones are feeling ill, our main priority is to get them better and back to their normal, cartwheeling, bouncing, running around selves. Many parents (and children’s doctors) turn

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8 dangerous excuses parents make for not using enough sunscreen

8 dangerous excuses parents make for not using enough sunscreen

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Beyond wheat: A guide to gluten-free flours (and what to make with them)

Beyond wheat: A guide to gluten-free flours (and what to make with them)

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GUIDE: How to shop for non-GMO food

GUIDE: How to shop for non-GMO food

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Research suggests that children of moms who drank caffeine during pregnancy are 89% more likely to be obese

Research suggests that children of moms who drank caffeine during pregnancy are 89% more likely to be obese

Pregnancy brings many charming changes to your body, including fatigue, but you may want to reconsider using coffee as a pick-me-up. A recent study published in the International Journal of Obesity found

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This is the world’s first baby born via a breakthrough IVF treatment which uses stem cells

This is the world’s first baby born via a breakthrough IVF treatment which uses stem cells

Last month, in Toronto, Canada, the very first baby to be conceived with the help of a stem cell-dependent in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment was born. Little Zain Rajani has been making headlines

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Photographer Jade Beall captures realistic images of mothers’ bodies in ‘A Beautiful Body’

Photographer Jade Beall captures realistic images of mothers’ bodies in ‘A Beautiful Body’

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HOW-TO: Make homemade kid-friendly insect repellent spray

HOW-TO: Make homemade kid-friendly insect repellent spray

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Positive discipline methods + why you shouldn’t yell at or spank your kids

Positive discipline methods + why you shouldn’t yell at or spank your kids

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Chemicals used in cookware, food wrappers and outdoor clothing may increase risk of miscarriage

Chemicals used in cookware, food wrappers and outdoor clothing may increase risk of miscarriage

Perfluorinated alkylated substances (pdf) (PFAS) (the new generation of PFCs – replacements for chemicals once used to make Teflon and Scotchgard) are already linked to some negative health consequences

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The best country in the world to be a mom is… (hint: it’s not the USA, which ranks 33rd)

The best country in the world to be a mom is… (hint: it’s not the USA, which ranks 33rd)

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Save the Children has released their annual “Mothers’ Index,” a scorecard of the best and worst places in the world to be a mom. Taking into

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Study finds that babies feel pain just like adults do (and we’re wondering why that wasn’t obvious)

Study finds that babies feel pain just like adults do (and we’re wondering why that wasn’t obvious)

In what’s being hailed as a “provocative” study, new research highlights something that logical humans might have already surmised — babies feel pain just like adults. We are

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8 natural remedies for bee stings

8 natural remedies for bee stings

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to autism & high doses of vitamin D may help relieve symptoms of autism

Vitamin D deficiency linked to autism & high doses of vitamin D may help relieve symptoms of autism

Cases of autism are rising at an alarming rate. Some sources say autism is even increasing at a rate of 12% every year, but thus far no one has been able to put a finger on why autism rates are rising and

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