Depressed Moms May Have Shorter Kids

Moms who suffer from postpartum depression may be more likely to have shorter kids, a new study in the journal Pediatrics finds. Researchers at Johns Hopkins linked the height disparity to less breastfeeding, as well as increased stress that may affect a child’s growth hormones.   Amy Sullivan, Psy.D., a psychologist at Cleveland Clinic, says that … Read More

5 Things You Need to Know Before Botox

Since gaining FDA-approval in 2002, Botox has grown exponentially in popularity as a minimally invasive way to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and prevent underarm sweating. This simple, non-surgical injection is often used to temporarily reduce or eliminate forehead creases, crow’s feet near the eyes and thick bands in the neck.  And while effective, there are … Read More

Why New Mothers Should Embrace Breastfeeding

The American Academy Of Pediatrics is reaffirming its recommendation of exclusively breast-feeding for about the first six months of a baby’s life, and beyond. They cite a growing list of health benefits as the basis of the recommendation. Coe Bell did not help put the guidelines together but is a lactation consultant at Cleveland Clinic. … Read More