Learning About Beta Thalassemia

Learning About Beta Thalassemia

Hemoglobin is an iron-rich protein found in red blood cells which has the very important job of transporting oxygen to cells throughout the body.  When there is not enough hemoglobin present — as is the base with thalassemia — this can cause an array of...
Baby Care: Constipation

Baby Care: Constipation

You probably have had times in your life when it has been hard to go to the bathroom.  Well, babies have this problem, too!  And while it may sound strange, it is not always easy to tell if a baby is constipated.  However, there are some signs to look for – and lots...
Baby Care and Eczema

Baby Care and Eczema

What is Eczema? Eczema is a skin condition that affects many babies and small children. It leaves the skin red and itchy and although it is not a dangerous condition, it can make a baby pretty uncomfortable! Another name for eczema is atopic dermatitis. How do you...