Dealing with the September Asthma Peak

Posted on August 28, 2017 by kerri

With Fall brings a different set of challenges for many people with asthma and allergies. Among people with asthma, children are typically hardest hit by the effect of Fall on their asthma, an effect that may be most-pronounced around the third week in September. The September Asthma Peak is a researched health “phenomenon”, where higher-than-average … Continue reading “Dealing with the September Asthma Peak”

It’s that exciting time of year when kids start asking can I go tot camp? Most parents, of course, rejoice at the thought of some kid-free time in the summer! However, if your kid has a medical condition—food allergies, diabetes, asthma, or epilepsy, for example—it can be harder to figure out the right place to … Continue reading “Choosing a Summer Camp for Kids with Medical Conditions”

In the United States, just under a third of all births are preformed by cesarian section, also known as a “c-section”, a procedure which surgically removes a baby from the mother’s womb. [1] Of all c-sections performed, just 10% of births by c-section were elective [2]—that is, they were chosen by the mother over natural … Continue reading “Cesarian Awareness Month: What do moms-to-be need to know?”