When Your Child Is 18 You May Only Have 4% of Your Total In-Person Time Left!

When Your Child Is 18 You May Only Have 4% of Your Total In-Person Time Left!

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  Fun Fact Friday – WEEK 108   This weeks fact isn’t so much fact, as an observation. It was sparked by a post called “The Tail End” from waitbutwhy.com. In the post, Tim Urban reflects on a previous article, where he laid out the human lifespan – visually. Essentially, it showed dots that represent a human lifespan, in years, then months, then weeks. Whilst reflecting on this, he realised that instead of measuring life in units of time, he …

Children Can Regrow Amputated Fingertips!

Children Can Regrow Amputated Fingertips!

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  Fun Fact Friday – WEEK 107   If a salamander loses an arm or a leg, it can grow a new one. If we were to lose our arm or leg, we’re shit out of luck. However, if you’re a child and you lose the tip of your finger, it may just grow back… We are superhuman, at least children are. They have: Super Tastebuds – over 30,000 of them, 3 times that of a normal adult, as we …

Exercise in Pregnancy Improves Baby's Heart, Even After They're Born!

Exercise in Pregnancy Improves Baby’s Heart, Even After They’re Born!

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  Fun Fact Friday – WEEK 106   We all want good heart health – after all, our hearts are an intrinsic part of us. What if you could improve your child’s heart health by exercising yourself, before they’re even born? Everyone is aware that exercise is good for you and good for your heart, and this is especially true if you are pregnant. Exercise in pregnancy is known to lower maternal blood pressure, ease musculoskeletal pain, reduce swelling and …

New Years Eve2017 Is the Only Day that Every Adult Was Born in the              1900'sandEvery Child Was Born in the 2000’s!

New Years Eve 2017 Is the Only Day that Every Adult Was Born in the 1900’s and Every Child Was Born in the 2000’s!

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  WEEK – 105   This New Year’s Eve is a special one for many – the first for some newly arrived, and for the mums and dads, the first as parents. This year, however, marks a special time that only comes around every 1000 years. This New Years Eve (2017) marks a momentous point in time that can only be attained once every 1000 years. This is the only day when all adults were born in a different millennium …

10 Famous Christmas Babies

10 Famous Christmas Babies

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  WEEK – 104   It’s very nearly Christmas day and we thought we’d have a bit of festive fun. Today we’re going to take a look at 10 famous figures who were born on Christmas day, one of whom actually composed arguably one of Christmas’s best ever songs     10 – Conrad Hilton, born on Christmas Day 1887 Most of you probably have never heard of Conrad Hilton, but I bet you’ve all heard of the hotel chain …

Breast Milk Uniquely Feeds a Baby's Microbiome!

Breast Milk Uniquely Feeds a Baby’s Microbiome!

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  WEEK – 103   We’re only just starting to understand the human microbiome – the community of flora and fauna that colonises our guts. The discoveries we have made would suggest that dysbiosis (an imbalance) in the gut could be the cause of everything from asthma and allergies to depression and autoimmune conditions. In recent years, there has been a growing weight of research in this field and many of the findings are pointing to this being one of …