symptoms

Ovulation Symptoms: Top 10 Signs of High Fertility

When a woman ovulates, hormonal changes take places that cause a number of physical symptoms. By paying attention to your body, you can tell when you are most fertile and close to ovulating.

Colic Symptoms in Babies

Colic is a condition in which a baby starts to cry for extended periods of time, and often for no obvious reason (no fever, for example). The crying is a response to intense abdominal pain, and doctors use what they call the “Rule of Three” to help identify it. » Read more

ADHD Signs and Symptoms

In today's society, ADHD is a diagnosis most parents have heard about, but may or may not know much about. Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, affects approximately 3-5% of children in the U.S. A child with ADHD struggles with organizational skills, socialization, and poor impulse control. » Read more

What is Sensory Integration Disorder?

By JustMommies

Children with Sensory Integration Disorder have problems interpreting things they hear, see, smell, or touch. Sensory Integration Disorder occurs in the brains of children. The nervous system works by interpretting signals sent from the body through the nerves to the brain. These signals tell the brain to see, hear, smell, or feel. » Read more

Screening for Scoliosis

By Rebecca Pillar

Our spine was designed to support our weight and help hold our body in place. Normally, when viewed from the back, the spine appears straight. A person with scoliosis, however, has an abnormal curvature of the spine. Most causes of scoliosis are unknown. What is known, is that scoliosis occurs far more times in girls than in boys. » Read more

Kawasaki Disease Symptoms and Treatment

By JustMommies

What do you know about Kawasaki Disease? If you're reading this article you likely have a child, relative or close friend's child recently diagnosed with Kawasaki Disease. Kawasaki Disease is a rare disease occurring only in about 3000 - 4000 cases each year. Kawasaki Disease is typically seen in boys more often than girls. » Read more

Symptoms of Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders

By JustMommies

What is Autism? Autism is one of the disorders in a group of disorders known as Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism (also known as classical autism) causes social and developmental impairment in affected children. » Read more

Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Many pregnant women experience at least some symptoms of nausea and/or vomiting during their pregnancy. This is referred to as “morning sickness” although it can occur at any time of the day. There is no exact cause for morning sickness but many doctors believe morning sickness may be triggered by rapid increases in hormones during pregnancy. » Read more