For persistent or bothersome allergies, treatment can include desensitization with allergen vaccines, commonly known as immunotherapy or allergy shots. Allergen vaccines consist of a small amount of the substance that causes the allergy. The patient receives injections of the allergen vaccine at...
Expert gives tips on avoiding and dealing with injury
Use a changing table higher than your waist to minimize bending.
Kneel or squat when lifting your baby from a stroller. Buy a stroller with a handle long enough to reach without leaning over.
Lower the crib side; don't bend over it.
Coax your child to come to the side of the playpen. Then bend your knees, keep your back straight and avoid twisting.
Use pillows when breastfeeding to bring the baby up to you and a footstool to support your legs.