Even though there is evidence which shows that men who have children later in life may live longer and have children that may live longer, the young age of 35 is still considered advanced paternal age. And as you can probably imagine, Formula One mogul Bernie Ecclestone has received a lot of flak for having a child when he is nearly 90.
As kids, we were “potty trained” and had training wheels put on our bikes. Now, we may train at the gym or undergo training for a new job. Some expectant mothers train for birth by taking a Lamaze class. We do all of this in order to prepare and achieve the best outcome possible.
It can be really confusing when it comes to figuring out what and how much nutrients you need to stay healthy. Generally, our bodies require six groups of nutrients to stay healthy: water, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and protein.
Kids fall down and get bumps, scrapes and bruises all the time, and it’s usually no big deal. But one mother in the United Kingdom recently had the scare of her life when her eight-year-old son developed sepsis after what seemed like a harmless fall at the zoo.
I read a tongue-in-cheek quip the other day that said, “Talk with your grandparents about marijuana – before somebody else does.” While this is clearly a clever play on the slogan from years gone by aimed at keeping kids off drugs, it’s really not that far off the mark.
Sixty-nine-year-old actor Richard Gere was recently blessed with a new baby. But not as a grandfather - a father! The Pretty Woman star and long standing Hollywood heartthrob welcomed a baby boy with his 35-year-old wife.
I always wondered why my mom waited until she was 46-years-old to have me. And when I became an adult, I recall asking her why she waited so long to have a child as well as whether she had any concerns about giving birth to a Down syndrome baby. Her response was, it was God’s wish and she never thought about the risk of having a child with a disorder.
Have you seen the article about rapper Curtis Jackson, more commonly known as 50 Cent, who has admitted to having a ‘thing’ for actress Helen Mirren, who, at 73, is 30 years his senior?
A new study conducted by the University of Bristol Medical School has found that being overweight appears to be affecting the actual structure and function of hearts in young adults. Ultimately, this could lead to future generations being more at risk of cardiovascular disease.
When it comes to being healthy, it is not just about being skinny. Aside from body weight, a high fat diet may have a major psychological impact on young people - especially adolescents.
If you’re like most women, you’re probably religious about getting your annual physical. You’re probably also very good about making sure to get a mammogram, colonoscopy or a dental exam on a regular basis. If you do, then my hat goes off to you for being so proactive about protecting your health.
A food author, cook and mom of four banned her kids from eating sugary foods. She even banned birthday cake and compared these types of foods to highly addictive drugs. In fact, she suggested that sugar has the same effect on the brain as cocaine.
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