As the name suggests, stretch marks (striae) can appear when there is rapid stretching of the skin, appearing as parallel streaks of red, thinned glossy skin that over time become whitish and scar like in appearance. Find out more about the causes and what you can do to get rid of those stretch marks.
We have written on this subject before but now new research published in the British Journal of Dermatology has found that babies had a lower risk of developing atopic eczema in their first year IF their mothers take a Vitamin D supplement.
When you are pregnant, there can be a whole list of unwanted discomforts that you might have to endure. In addition, pregnancy can trigger a lot of different changes in the skin for women. These can include eczema outbreaks.
I went for a lovely walk along the beach today and I passed a woman who was heavily tattooed including some tattoos up and down her legs - and it got me thinking. What a novel way to cover up varicose veins...
One of the best things you can do for your children is to instil a love of reading from an early age. Sadly, there are many children worldwide who are not gaining those literacy skills to take them so much further in life...
Moms and dads find it really hard and frustrating when their young baby is constantly fussing and crying. They wonder if they are doing something wrong when all the time it could be something as simple (or as complicated) as colic.
Old Wives were renowned for all types of tales but probably the most were those for parents looking after their babies - especially when it comes to teething remedies. In fact, many natural teething remedies have been around for thousands of years.
Skin conditions are on the rise and especially eczema. Some parents of children with eczema have made the connection between a nightly bath and the appearance of rough, itchy patches of skin on their bodies.
Although pregnancy can be a happy and fulfilling time, there are definitely some downsides to being pregnant and the onset of varicose veins, or even spider veins, is one of them. We share more information about the symptoms and what you can do to help relieve them...