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Office Ergonomics: Home or Work Office Furniture Positions for Optimal Health

 Desk Work Can Be Hard on the Body, so Learn How to Properly Arrange Your Office for Best Health

Sitting at a desk all day is hard on the back and legs. Circulation is cut off from the legs, which can cause swelling or a medical condition known as edema, and when the legs begin to swell regularly, this can lead to venous stasis, venous insufficiency and varicose veins.

Leaning forward hunched over in a chair to see a computer monitor can cause backache and strain, while squinting to see a monitor that is too far away or too close can cause eye strain and permanent eye damage.

In fact, there are many serious injuries that can be caused from improper seating and computer or desk workstation arrangement. Read the rest of this entry »

Kangaroo Care for Babies and Infants

Cozy and Comfortable, Kangaroo Care Helps Preemies, Sick Infants, and More

When an baby is newborn, he or she has to get used to living in a different environment from the womb, where a baby is completely surrounded by warm amniotic fluid and the sound of mom’s heartbeat and body. Kangaroo Baby Care is a means of helping the newborn or infant get back a little of the familiarity of the womb while also getting used to the harsher environment of being in the world.

How Kangaroo Care is Performed Read the rest of this entry »

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