All posts tagged "Babies and Pregnancy"
Facebookers awed by science experiment proving breast milk fights bacteria
A facebook posting by Vicky Greene, a microbiology student at South Devon College in Paignton, England has evoked immediate reaction among facebookers. The posting got over 4,300 comments, 30,000 likes and was shared 27,000 times in just...
- Posted March 9, 2017
Taking too much time to put baby to sleep?
Sleep training a baby can be the most demanding of all parenting jobs. If you’ve done your homework but still can’t get your child to sleep when he needs to, Jodi Mindell, Ph.D., psychology professor and author...
- Posted February 15, 2017
Babies with big heads are intelligent, study reveals
For a long time, you might wonder why people called someone as a form of insult, a ‘bird brain’. Well, science has the answer. A study by Edinburgh University (headed by Professor Ian Deary), on the link...
- Posted February 9, 2017
Q. Should you be worried if sedation on your baby is required for MRI to diagnose a Venusian dimple?
Dr. Joe Kurosu of Primary Care Tokyo gives his medical opinion on the matter. In general, what are referred to as “Venusian dimples”, located on the sides of the lower back, are...
- Posted December 22, 2016
10 surprising facts about babies
Did you know that your little bundle of joy is quite unique? Here are some really awesome facts about babies. 1. The chances of giving birth to twins are high in certain West African countries. In Nigeria,...
- Posted August 17, 2016
Solution to a gassy tummy
We’ve all experienced gas pain at some point. It’s that uncomfortable feeling when bubbles are trying to mess up our digestive system. Although gas pain is very common in babies during the first 3 months, it rarely...
- Posted August 14, 2016
Educational video shows what goes on inside a baby’s brain
Did you know that when a kid turns 6, new neuro connections are formed in the brains every second? A recent CNN video shows that there indeed is a lot going on in the brains of a...
- Posted September 30, 2014
Should I stay with my baby or go back to work?
Having a baby is exciting, exhausting, and expensive. At some point between midnight feedings and mountains of diaper changes, you will need to decide when or whether to return to work. This choice is often fraught with...
- Posted November 2, 2011
Yoga for pregnant women
SHTA, an acryonym for “Integrated Science of Hatha Tantra and Ayurveda”, was created in South Africa during the late 1960s by Yoga entrepreneur Alan Finger and his father Kavi Yogi Mani , and is now very popular...
- Posted March 29, 2010
Meet Abigail Terrien
Where is your family originally from and what brought you to Japan? We are a very international family. My husband is French, I am half Swiss, half English, so my kids have three nationalities and languages plus...
- Posted April 29, 2009
Getting your pregnant feet wet in Tokyo
Congratulations! Your personal journey with parenthood has begun. It’s a long and complex path that you will walk for the rest of your days. Surely you have some very immediate concerns and could benefit from a...
- Posted October 1, 2008