A Mother's Guide to Her Daughter's Menstrual Health

When my daughters got their periods, I had to learn how to support them physically and emotionally.

Your Health

Vaping is Bad for Everyone, and It's Especially Unhealthy for Children

Vaping and e-cigarettes have become an epidemic. This is a serious public health and women’s health problem because many adolescents and young people have started vaping recently, and vaping is now associated with deaths and of severe lung injuries.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Why Children Need to Drink More Water

All of us know that water is essential for our bodies to properly function. And most of the time our kids need to drink more water.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

A Sleepy Child Is More Likely to Pile on Pounds

Poor sleep may make your children more than just grumpy, a new study suggests.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids

Kids are driven mostly by food preferences—not healthy eating—in choosing their snacks. But some can be swayed by food brands and their own allowance, according to new research.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Kids Who Skip Breakfast Miss Out on Vital Nutrients

Kids who skip breakfast may not get recommended amounts of nutrients such as calcium and iron, British researchers suggest.

Pregnancy & Postpartum