“Perimenopause” refers to the time during which your body makes the natural transition to menopause, marking the end of the reproductive years. Women start perimenopause at different ages. You may notice signs of progression toward menopause, such as menstrual irregularity, in your 40s. But some women notice changes as early as their mid-30s, according to the Mayo Clinic.
More mothers than ever are working fulltime outside the home these days.In 2017, 79 percent of employed mothers with children 6 to 17 years old, and 74.5 percent of mothers with children under 6 years old, worked fulltime, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Try these mom-tested tips for better work- life balance:
Newborn screening is the practice of testing all babies in their first days of life for certain disorders and conditions that can hinder their normal development. This testing is required in every state and is typically performed before the baby leaves the hospital. The conditions included in newborn screening can cause serious health problems starting in infancy or childhood. Early detection and treatment can help prevent intellectual and physical disabilities and life-threatening illnesses.