There is controversy regarding soy protein for men. It seems soy protein contains compounds that are estrogen-like, and many men are reluctant to eat a lot of soy because of this. Resent research may put some of these fears to rest, so don’t rule out this great source of protein just yet. Click to continue »
Some parents baffle me. You go to the trouble of bringing a child into the world, and then stick the kid with a name that will lead to schoolyard beatings and unending teasing. Celebrities seem to be the worst about getting overly creative in naming their kids (Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, David and Victoria Beckham come to mind), but that may just be because the media doesn’t report on Average Joe’s who don’t think things through when deciding what to put in the name field of a newborn’s birth certificate. Click to continue »
The latest guidelines released from the American Academy of Pediatrics bring the same message consistently offered by the Academy: to protect your infant best from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or any other sleep-related death, for instance, suffocation, you should make sure the baby sleeps alone, on his or her back, in a “naked” crib. Click to continue »
Are you ready to take the plunge? Where do you begin? Why Folic Acid? These are just a few of the many questions you are sure to ask yourself on your journey to pregnancy. Buckle up and get ready for the fun ride!
You are in the final stretch, no pun intended. Weeks 29 to 40 (or maybe 42) bring a lot of excitement getting ready for the arrival of your baby. But with the end fast approaching anxiety can set in wondering what will the labour be like and how in the heck is this baby going to come out?
Whether you are pregnant or have just had a baby there will be a lot of advice regarding your health and nutrition. Regular check ups and visits to your doctor or midwife are important parts of your pregnancy. How many calories should you be consuming? Do you need more calories if you are breastfeeding? Can you eat fish and how much? You may succumb to your cravings but as long as you eat a well-balance diet and get some exercise you will be able to stay in great shape throughout your pregnancy and get back into your pre-maternity clothes after.
Funny enough one of the biggest discussions before your baby arrives and possibly before you are even pregnant is what to name your baby. Both you and your partner are sure to have some very specific ideas on what name you will bestow upon your little one. UrbanDaddies is happy to help provide you with some ideas in your quest for the perfect name.
Many household accidents can be prevented by using simple child safety devices on the market today. Whether it’s around the pool or around your house you need to know how and what will keep your little one safe and secure.
Leaving your child in someone else’s care is such a big decision. Urbanmommies.com helps give you some of the questions and information you need to make informed choices.
Figuring out the household finances, RESP's, organizing play groups, and making enough time in the day for you can seem to be a daunting task. UrbanDaddies helps uncover some great tips and ways to help you save money and time.
With so many different methods of education - how is a parent to choose? We will explain the generalities and you can use this knowledge to make the best choice for you and your child.