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Can Delaying Motherhood Affect You and Your Baby?

Posted 04-16-2014 at 06:04 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 04-17-2014 at 01:16 PM by ChristaIB

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Many women today are choosing to delay motherhood until after age 35. You may be waiting to start a family until after you've established your career or traveled the world, which makes sense, but keep in mind that delayed motherhood can increase certain health risks for you and the baby.

Waiting to Become a Mother

Some experts believe the risks of delaying pregnancy are greatly exaggerated and that the overall health of the mother, before and during...
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Children's Eye Health

Posted 08-06-2013 at 09:38 AM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 08-09-2013 at 10:56 AM by ChristaIB

Did you know that August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month?

As kids, we all got advice on how to care for and protect our our own children. The thing is, while some of the advice—like “Don’t stare at the sun”—is good, a lot of it is inaccurate, and even dangerous. Below we revisit seven popular myths regarding children’s
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Back to School Anxiety

Posted 08-02-2013 at 12:15 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 08-09-2013 at 09:54 AM by ChristaIB

Some kids actually look forward to going back to school each Fall. They get new clothes, they get to see their friends, and they view each new school year as starting a new chapter in their lives. But for many students, and their parents, the changes associated with a new school year can be a source of anxiety. Below are some tips for managing back to school anxiety, and making the beginning of a new school year pleasant for everyone.

Identify the Source of Anxiety

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