Apgar Score: the five signs evaluated

Apgar Score: the five signs evaluated

Newborns have a tough transition from uterus to the outside world. Apgar score has been designed just to check how well these newborn adjust with the transition and whether any medical assistance is needed. The Apgar score has five important components. Each of these component has their own set of acceptable standards. These elements help to evaluate the oral health of the child during birth.

Signs and Symptoms of Stroke in Women

Signs and Symptoms of Stroke in Women

Statistics indicate that stroke is the fifth leading cause of deaths in men and the third leading cause of deaths in women around the world. In fact, 55,000 more women than men develop a stroke. Since women tend to live longer than men, the effects of the stroke will affect women more than men.

What Causes HIV?

What Causes HIV?

Read this article to learn more about how HIV is transmitted and arm yourself with the protection of knowledge. You will also learn about how HIV is not transmitted, and thus rid yourself of baseless fears and worries.

Cold Sores in Babies

Cold Sores in Babies

Cold sores in newborn babies can be extremely dangerous. Pregnant women with cold sores can possibly spread the virus to their babies during pregnancy and childbirth. Babies and young children can also acquire cold sores from an adult carrier that they can come in close contact with such as a parent or guardian. Continue reading this article to learn more about cold sores in babies.

Effects of Genital HPV on Newborn Babies

Effects of Genital HPV on Newborn Babies

Genital HPV is the most common STI in the United States,and it affects men and women of all ages. Everyone should to be aware of the effects of genital HPV, but knowledge about the condition is extremely important in pregnant women. Read on to learn more about the effects that genital HPV has on babies.