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What Can I Do to Treat a Diaper Rash That Just Keeps Coming Back?

What Can I Do to Treat a Diaper Rash That Just Keeps Coming Back?

A mom writes in asking for advice about diaper rash. She says her 2-month-old baby has had issues with diaper rash ever since he was born. Everything she has tried has not helped. She is concerned her baby may be allergic to the diapers themselves because she cannot think of why the diaper rash continues to return. She adds that she is willing to try anything at this point to cure the diaper rash. Any advice to help her accomplish that?

I'm a Single Mom in the Middle of a Head Lice Nightmare: Advice?

I’m a Single Mom in the Middle of a Head Lice Nightmare: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about head lice. She says that, unfortunately, she and her children have contracted head lice. She has been running down the list of treatments and common recommendations, but so far, the problem persists. After trying things like Nix, combing, and even putting mayonnaise on her own head under a plastic bag. But she says her son, at least, is still scratching, despite the fact she doesn’t see any lice when she looks. What else should she try?

What's a Normal Amount of Weight to Gain During Pregnancy?

What’s a Normal Amount of Weight to Gain During Pregnancy?

A mom writes in asking for advice about weight gain during pregnancy. This mom, who is pregnant with her second child, recently learned she had gained 30 lbs. at her 22-week check-in. This surprised her because, for the first 14 weeks of her pregnancy, she could barely keep food down. She is wondering if it is normal to gain that much weight that quickly. Her experience during her first pregnancy was slightly different, and she’d like to hear from others about their weight gain experiences.

My Baby Struggles to Poop But Her Doctor Won't Really Listen to Me: Advice?

My Baby Struggles to Poop But Her Doctor Won’t Really Listen to Me: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her daughter and her relationship with her daughter’s doctor. This mom says that after she brought her baby home, she was on a fairly normal routine when it came to bowel movements. Recently, though, her daughter has been straining “all day” and “all night” just to pass gas. This mom does not think it is constipation due to a few reasons. The issue, aside from that, is that her doctor seems to be giving her the brush-off. This mom feels like the doctor is not really listening to the details of the issue and is instead giving her generic advice. What should she do?

My Son Has Broken His Arm 3 Times in Less Than a Year: Advice?

My Son Has Broken His Arm 3 Times in Less Than a Year: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her 6-year-old son. She says her son recently fell and broke his arm for the third time in a year. She says she has taken him to the pediatrician, and they said her son is healthy. But she is concerned, given the frequency of broken bones she has had to deal with. She wants to know if any other moms have experienced something similar and whether anyone has advice or suggestions about what might be wrong or next steps.

Cameron Diaz Says It Was Only After Retiring From Acting That She Discovered ‘Peace’

Despite Cameron Diaz‘s choice to retire at what seemed to be the height of her career — the star wouldn’t have it any other way. In the latest episode of In Goop Health: The Sessions, Cameron’s  explained to Gwyneth Paltrow that because she gave her everything to her career, she never made “any space for [her] personal life.” “I just decided that I wanted different things out of my life. I had gone so hard for so long, working, making films and it’s such a grind,” she said. “When you’re making a movie—it’s a perfect excuse—they own you. You’re there for 12 hours a day for months on end and you have no time for anything else.” Cameron also revealed how life in the spotlight was draining, a fact Gwyneth could “understand.” RELATED: Cameron Diaz, Benji Madden Love Being Parents But Remain Doing Everything in Their Power to Make sure Raddox’s Identity Remains Private “It’s so intense to work at that level and be that public and put yourself out there. There’s a lot of energy coming at you at all times when you’re really visible as an actor and doing press and putting yourself out there,” she shared, adding how she is …

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Teddi Mellencamp Says 5-Month-Old Neurosurgery Was Success

Teddi Mellencamp Reveals 5-Month-Old Daughter’s Neurosurgery Was Successful

Following her 5-month-old daughter’s neurosurgery, Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave is feeling very blessed and thankful. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 39, updated fans of Baby Dove’s medical procedure in an Instagram Story this past Thursday, writing, “Thank you for all your prayers. Baby Dove had a successful surgery.”

Is There a Healthy Way to Lose Weight While Pregnant?

Is There a Healthy Way to Lose Weight While Pregnant?

A mom writes in asking for advice about losing weight while pregnant. This mom-to-be says she recently found out she is pregnant, and now she is turning to the community to ask for tips and advice from other moms about safe ways to lose weight while pregnant. She specifies that she wants to lose weight in a “healthy manner.” The community chimes in with some suggestions below.