Category: Mother & Child

kids eating habits

Teach your child to eat well to avoid the extra pounds

It is quite tempting, when you get home after a day of work, to give to your child to eat only what he wants. However, for a long term, you’re not doing him a favor. A child certainly doesn’t know what is good for him and one day you may find out that your child eats,...

baby sweating and aggressivity

Infants who sweat less in response to scary situations at age 1 are more aggressive at age 3

Psychological scientist Stephanie van Goozen of Cardiff University and her colleagues have linked the lower levels of sweat measured in infants of 1 year old as a response to scary situations, with conduct disorder and aggressive behavior in children and adolescents. The explanation seems to be that a weaker fear response shows that the subjects are...

get back your pre-pregnancy body

Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back

Welcoming home a new little one is an amazing experience, but it’s not always easy. As a father of a two-and-a-half-year-old and a newborn, balancing my growing family with workouts and other responsibilities is a constant juggling act. And of course, it’s even tougher on the mom, whose body has undergone drastic changes. But studies show...

pregdancy and vitamin deficiency

Low vitamin D levels during pregnancy are fairly consistently associated with troubling outcomes

Vitamin D is a vitamin which encourages the absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphorous. From the five forms of vitamin D discovered, the D2 and D3 are the most important for the human body. To ensure you enough vitamin D, you should expose yourself to sunlight, because your body produces this substance under the sun...

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The Perfect Time for Introducing Your Baby to Solid Foods

For a healthy infant, the moment of introduction of solid foods depends on his neurologic and gastrointestinal maturation. Usually, the child is ready for non-liquid foods when he is able to sit and to coordinate chewing and swallowing of this kind of food. By the age of 4 to 6 months, the baby can digest and...

father and child

Being a parent and the negative impact on the physical activities and dietary intake habits

Mommies tend to be saggy If a baby shows up into your life, you already know that you are not the person making the rules anymore. Your baby becomes the boss; he shifts the centre of your universe. It’s exciting, interesting and fun being a parent, but also consuming and overwhelming. Sometimes you are so absorbed...

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Diversifying baby`s food recipe for 6 to 9 months

Food diversification using this recipe can be done beginning with the age of 6 months. Meals will be gradually replaced with solid foods- only one, in the initial stage, and the second until 9 months. Lunch is the first meal replaced with solid foods. WEEK 1 Ingredients assorted vegetables (carrots, parsley, celery root, parsnip, pumpkin)  1...

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Common types of eating disorders in children

When your child refuses to eat or eats too little, he experiences intense fear of being fat, he hides to binge himself, or he has cuts and calluses across the top finger joints, he might have an eating disorder. Eating disorders are syndromes characterized by major disturbances in eating behavior and by distress or excessive concern...