Image: Shutterstock Most Chinese surnames are “pinyin” romanization of common and popular Chinese surnames. A few of the surnames have a toponymic origin, while others may have their origin from clan names, dynasty names, or even occupation. In this MomJunction post, we present 100 common Chinese surnames or last names, along with their meanings. List
On the last installment of our special Mother’s Day MomDocs series, hear some final words from our special guests! Learn all the best parts of having a mom who’s also a doctor. Plus, learn why it can be hard (it’s impossible to fake sick!). Finally, one more time from the whole MomDocs team, Happy Mother’s
Photo: iStockphoto When Kate Paulson’s* mother comes over to visit, she and her grandchildren typically watch a movie together. But about a year ago Paulson noticed that every time they sat down to watch, her mother would get on her phone and go on social media. Her mother-in-law similarly spends a lot of time on
A group led by researchers from Kobe University has illuminated clinical factors that are related to the occurrence of congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in newborns. They revealed for the first time in the world that fever or cold-like symptoms (including cough, sore throat and runny nose) during pregnancy, and threatened miscarriage or threatened premature labor
Comprehensive profiling of tumor samples taken from patients with osteosarcoma shows that multiple factors contribute to the traditionally poor responses observed from treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, according to new research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The study, published today in Nature Communications, found that poor infiltration of the tumor by
Zoë de Pass aka Dress Like A Mum talks us through the ins and outs of maternity denim. From over the bump, to under the bump, jeggings, straight leg and bootcut, there’s tons to choose from to accommodate your growing bump at mothercare.
“Don’t play with your food!” The reprimand still resonates in all our ears, I’m sure! It’s probably still inappropriate for a 6 year old to blow bubbles in his milk at the dinner table, but sometimes it is actually okay to allow – even encourage – a child to play with his or her food.
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The color and consistency of a baby’s poop need to be noticed while changing their diaper. Any abnormality in the stool is often a sign of the baby being unwell. So, what does a green-colored poop indicate? In this MomJunction post, we tell you about the causes, treatment, and prevention
Mia O’Malley, founder of @Plussizebabywearing on Instagram, Sling: @Nalakai_co, Photo: @LindsayDonnellyPhoto Carriers with lots of straps and buckles, or impossibly drapey and long fabric wraps, can look intimidating to anyone who’s never tried one before. (Add in the stress of a crying baby as you’re trying to follow the instructions and I get it—it’s not
Amid fears of a global pandemic, protecting oneself from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak is of utmost importance. Many governments are contemplating shutting down schools to prevent the spread of the deadly virus. Now, health officials urge workplaces to protect their employees against the deadly virus that has rippled across 51 countries and territories, infecting
This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. After you give birth all kinds of things happen to your body. You are sore. You bleed for what seems like forever. You are exhausted. It feels like you are leaking breastmilk constantly. Then suddenly your hair starts falling out
Adolescents who are bullied about their weight or body shape may be more likely to use alcohol or marijuana than those who are not bullied, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. The link between appearance-related teasing and substance use was strongest among overweight girls, raising special concerns about this group. This
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The Karka Rashi is the fourth Vedic zodiac sign that corresponds to the Cancer zodiac sign in western astrology. The Rashi is represented by crab. People born under Karka Rashi are suggested to have their names beginning with the syllables “Ha” or “Da.” If you are looking for some unique
Clemmie Telford (@motherofalllists) and Greg Stanton (@london_dad) talk about bringing baby home for the first time and what they look for in a car seat.
Has your child been lying to you lately? If so, it might not be as big of a problem as you think. In this episode of Mom Docs, Dr. Dehra Harris, a Pediatric Psychiatrist with Washington University at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, shares some insight on why children lie and what you can do about
A new report from the Cancer Research UK, released this week, says that England would not be declared smoke free by 2030 as earlier projected if the current smoking trends continue. This target of declaring England smoke free by 2030 was set last year, and researchers state that there is still much work to be
Drinking 12 ounces of sugary drinks more than once per day is linked to lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), (“good” cholesterol), and higher levels of triglycerides, in middle-aged and older adults, both of which have been shown to increase risk of cardiovascular disease. These results are from a new observational study published today
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Do you know how to play with kids? In this episode of Mom Docs, Dr. Dehra Harris shares a few tips to keep in mind when playing with children. “It’s all about connection,” explains Dr. Harris. When you play with your kids, ask questions and let them know you enjoy the activity. Let them take