Potential link between fathers’ diabetes and low birth weight

One of the first studies to use recently released data from the UK Biobank has provided the strongest evidence yet for a link between fathers’ diabetes and low birth weight. The research shows that your dad can influence your size at birth and that diabetes genes may explain some of this effect. Pregnancy / Obstetrics […]

Father’s diet before conception may be crucial for baby’s health

by Gwen Dewar, Ph.D. posted in Mom Stories When it comes to making babies, everybody knows that a mother’s lifestyle matters. During gestation, a mother’s habits and nutritional status can have powerful effects on the way a baby develops. Folate, for instance, is so important for brain development and the prevention of birth defects that… […]

Father’s ethnic background influences birthweight, study finds

A father’s ethnic background can influence a child’s birthweight, a new study has found. Current birthweight curves — graphs used to plot how one baby’s weight compares to others of the same age — assume that the parents are of Western European descent. That means many babies of an East Asian or South Asian mother […]

Father’s Day photos: A sweet, funny & honest tribute to dads

by Carolyn Robertson posted in Mom Stories We’ve all seen the pictures on Pinterest: A tiny newborn cradled in dad’s strong hands, a sleepy baby nestled snugly in the crook of a muscular arm. There is something about fathers and their babies that makes us all swoon. As perfect as those photos may be, even… […]

Her Father’s Day Fitness Gift

Buy your dad a great gift he won’t forget this Father’s Day!  Read my debut article here on Parade Magazine to get the rules to follow:     Have a safe weekend! Mark Dilworth, BA, PES Her Fitness Hut No visits yet The post Her Father’s Day Fitness Gift appeared first on Her Fitness Hut. […]