Vulvovaginitis occurs in up to 75% of females before their first menstrual period and is one of the most common reasons prepubertal girls have to visit a pediatrician or pediatric gynecologist. By definition, vulvovaginitis means inflammation of the vulva and vagina. Signs of this may include vaginal discharge, odor or bleeding. Presenting symptoms may include external irritation and discomfort.
If you would have asked me about being a father a year ago, I would have told you I didn’t think it would ever happen. But, after months of fertility and a pretty uneventful pregnancy aside from the obvious complications of carrying multiples, I can say that I am so blessed to be celebrating father’s day this year.
Children with an autism spectrum disorder generally have poor social skills and poor social judgment. They also have a low tolerance for interacting socially for extended amounts of time because it is exhausting for them. Many children with autism want to have friends but don’t know how to go about it. This is where the parents can come in and lend a hand.
This month, HBO is airing a documentary entitled "The Weight of the Nation" urging Americans to view obesity as a public health emergency. We have all heard the statistics and they are grim.
"1 out of 3 children born in the year 2000 will develop diabetes."
“This is the first generation of children that will not outlive their parents."