New Parent Health Advice

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Food Allergy Resources

Do you find yourself hyperventilating at even the work peanut (or gluten, dairy, etc).  Here is a round up of the folks out there who can help!

 

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Constipation

Poop on getting the poop out.

 

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Eczema Solutions

Things to do to treat eczema

 

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8 Ways To Treat Cradle Cap

8 tips to help with cradle cap - those dry scalp scratchies!

 

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On Colic and Life

Every now and then someone posts something to our list that is too good not to share*. In this case,  it's a post about colic, that most stressful and mysterious non-stop crying that afflicts some newborns and their families.

 

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Tonsils out! (Adenoid and Tonsil Advice)

About adenoidectomies, recovery times, and how YOU will make it through the surgery (the kid will be fine).

 

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Circumcision - To Snip or NOT to Snip

Advice over the years about whether to circumcize your son.

 

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Recovering from the Croup

Ideas for kids suffering fromt he croup.

 

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Blocked or Clogged Tear Duct

Advice from PSP Parents who have dealt with their child having a blocked tear duct - and even one message from a parent who suffered from this condition herself as a child! 

Looking for an Opthamologist? Be sure to check the PSP Reviews & Recommendation for Opthamologists

 

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Mommy's Thumb, Wrist and Tendonitis

Mommy's thumb, mommy's wrist, deQuervain's tendonitis and tenosynovitis, or even carpal tunnel - here's how PSP members handled with it.

 

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Incontinence after Childbirth

Are you suffering from incontinence issues post childbirth? You are not alone.  Many Park Slope Parents describe this as a common but a rarely talked about experience.  In this article we share what membershave said in the past for dealing with incontinence.

 

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Resources For a Traumatic Birth Experience

No two birth experiences are alike and a mother's transition from labor and delivery to new motherhood can be vastly different. For some moms, moving out of a traumatic birth experience (TBE) never seems to happen. Some have been physically injured by the birth of their baby, and postpartum care doesn't always address these health issues. Other new moms are impacted by anxiety, anger and disappointment as well as full blown postpartum depression. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be a possible outcome of childbirth. 

 

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How To Deal With Colic

Are you wondering how to deal with a baby with colic? Here are some tips and advice from PSP parents about helping a colicky baby.

 

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