No matter how good of a parent you are, there will always be times when some health concerns cropping up. There is only so much you can do to keep these problems at bay, and that is worth remembering if you ever find yourself feeling like you have failed because your kids get sick or are otherwise suffering from a health concern. The truth is, there are a number of common health problems in children that you can do little about. But it is worth knowing as much as possible about what you can do, as this will ensure that you can take the best possible course of action, no matter what. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the most common health problems among children and some of their solutions. Continue reading
The terms “birth control” and “the pill” are largely interchangeable. When TV shows and movies refer to birth control, they mean the pill. For most people, the pill is the beginning and end of birth control, and most of us would assume the pill was the most commonly used birth control.
It’s not. I’ll discuss what is soon, but the point for the moment is that the pill is not the only option when it comes to your contraceptive choices and reproductive health. In fact, the pill is one of the least effective contraceptives, with a success rate of around 92 percent – meaning eight women in 100 could potentially fall pregnant even when using the pill.
That’s a pretty disturbing statistic. So let’s break through the pill’s monopoly and examine the other birth control methods, and you can see what might work best for you. Continue reading
Karen Ingalls is a voracious writer and a powerful voice in raising awareness for ovarian cancer. I want to thank her for graciously accepting my offer to guest post here. The following post details her personal cancer journey and offers important detection information. Let’s give Karen our support with her guest post: