Author: Azalia Fernandez

Vaccinations help protect us against serious diseases

Vaccinations help protect us against serious diseases

April 21-28 is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), a time to highlight the benefits and importance of immunizations. Vaccines are proven to be ...

Food safety during pregnancy: Protect yourself and your baby from harmful germs

  Your immune system is your body’s way of protecting itself from illnesses and diseases. During pregnancy your immune system weakens. This is ...
The last weeks of pregnancy are important

The last weeks of pregnancy are important

In the last weeks of pregnancy, lots of important things happen to your baby. These changes help your baby have a healthy start. If your pregnancy is ...
Today is World Down Syndrome Day

Today is World Down Syndrome Day

What is Down syndrome? Down syndrome is a chromosomal condition caused by extra genetic material. Typically, our cells contain 23 pairs of chromo ...
Poison Prevention: Tips for Parents

Poison Prevention: Tips for Parents

Did you know that every year about 3 million people, mostly kids, eat or have contact with a poisonous substance? National Poison Prevention Week is o ...
Gestational diabetes: How to control your blood sugar?

Gestational diabetes: How to control your blood sugar?

What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that happens during pregnancy. It means that your body is not using a ho ...