Expecting a child is one of the greatest moments in a person's life. However, there is always a chance that birth defects can occur. While there is no way to avoid congenital disabilities altogether, with January being Birth Defects Prevention Month, we thought it would be a good time to share some things that you can do to decrease the chances of your child being born with a birth defect.
Expectant mothers have a lot of things to think about with the imminent arrival of their baby — safe sleep, childcare, names, and how they will choose to feed their child. Many mothers decide on breastfeeding as it creates a natural bond with their newborn child, helps protect their child from illness, and is the healthiest food for an infant’s developing gut.
It’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone. For many of us, the year was full of challenges, opportunities to better ourselves, and great memories. But, there's always room for improvement, which is why many of us set resolutions for the coming year.
The end of the year brings many things—the holiday season, anticipation for the new year, and for most of us, updated insurance plans. While you may be insured through your employer or have insurance of your own, chances are your benefits for 2020 will differ from your current package.
Seasonal depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or the "winter blues," is a subtype of depression or bipolar disorder that occurs and ends around the same time every year. Seasonal depression typically occurs when the seasons change and most symptoms begin in the fall and continue into the winter months.