As a father-to-be, you may experience worries over the mounting responsibilities of parenting, as well as the many changes going on within your wife's body. Although your wife and unborn child may be the center of attention for nine months, the impending birth of your new baby may also have a great impact on your life. Your involvement throughout the pregnancy can play an … [Read more...] about Information for Men About Pregnancy
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I recently wrote a post explaining why my wife and I decided not to give our children the MMR vaccine, and it elicited quite a response.One commenter on Facebook pointed out that people are too quick to blame vaccines for other conditions like autism, obesity and ADHD. Another noted the recent outbreaks of measles and pertussis and conveyed how heartbreaking it can be for … [Read more...] about I’m Not “Anti-Vaccine,” I’m “Pro-Information”
During one of my many phone calls to my sister-in-law Laura last week, I was reminded again why it is so hard to be a parent in today’s world. Laura told me about a new study that came out, and informed me that I need to check the kid’s sunscreen I bought. I was like, seriously? Why? She told me that studies have shown some toxins in our sunscreens have actually … [Read more...] about Information Overload: Why Modern Parenting is So Hard!
Since I am somewhat new to ModernMom and have recently begun posting about health, I want to let you know where I get the information for my posts and for when I respond to questions and comments. I think this is important, as there is a lot of misinformation on websites dedicated to health that is not research-based or credible. While I have a lot of … [Read more...] about How to Verify Information About Health Issues
Pregnancy after 40 can be an exciting, yet daunting, proposition. People might say you are too old to get pregnant. Once you are pregnant, some whisper that you are too old to be a mother. Focus on your health and ignore your critics. You need to know certain things about being pregnant over 40. Learn the basics, follow up with your doctor, and make informed choices. Getting … [Read more...] about Information on Pregnancy After 40