Postpartum: First 6 Weeks After Childbirth - Common Problems
Some women have problems-such as constipation,hemorrhoids,and sore breasts-that last for a while after childbirth. Many minor postpartum problems can be managed at home. If you develop problems and your doctor has given you specific instructions to follow,be sure to follow those instructions. Constipation and hemorrhoids Home treatment measures are usually all that is needed to relieve mild ...
Pavlik Harness - Topic Overview
A Pavlik harness is a splint that is often used to treat developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) in babies younger than 6 months. The harness has fabric straps and fasteners that fit around a baby's chest,shoulders,and legs. The harness holds the baby's legs in a spread position,with the hips bent so that the thighs are out to the sides. This keeps the head of the thighbone (femur) in the ...
Breast Engorgement - Treatment Overview
Breast engorgement is a common problem after birth and during breast - feeding. You can prevent and treat it at home.
Breast Engorgement - Symptoms
Symptoms of breast engorgement happen when the breasts produce and fill with milk but little milk is removed from them. Milk overfills and engorges the breasts.
Breast Engorgement - Exams and Tests
No exams or tests are needed to diagnose breast engorgement. If your health professional suspects a breast infection (mastitis), you will be treated with antibiotics.
Breast Engorgement - Topic Overview
Breast engorgement is the painful overfilling of the breasts with milk.
Breast Engorgement - Home Treatment
Information on home treatment of breast engorgement.
Baby's 2-Year Checkup: What to Expect
Find out what to expect during your baby's 2-year checkup: What your pediatrician will look for and questions you'll want to ask.
Baby Developmental Milestones: 15 to 18 Months
See how your baby is growing and developing and find out what to expect with this child development milestone list for months 15 to 18.
Baby Developmental Milestones: 1 Month
See how your baby is growing and developing and find out what to expect with this child development milestone list for month 1.