August 8, 2013When you're pregnant, certain everyday things like bacteria can pose potential risks. Here are some simple steps you can take to keep yourself and your baby healthy.
Having a baby is one of the most exciting challenges life has to offer.
Here's some information that can help you through the early stages - from planning a pregnancy all the way through to welcoming a newborn into your family.
August 8, 2013Exercise during pregnancy is important to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy. Talk to your doctor or midwife first to make sure it's safe, then make it fun by choosing activities you like.
August 8, 2013Having a will in place is a key undertaking, particularly once you become a new parent.
August 8, 2013Pregnancy is a special kind of journey - and you can get a special kind of passport to help.
August 8, 2013The fourth stage of labour is the first two or three hours after birth. You may feel dizzy or faint if you stand up.
August 6, 2013During labour, changing position frequently can make you more comfortable. It can also help you manage pain and avoid medications.
August 6, 2013Most pregnant women are prescribed multivitamin and mineral supplements. But it’s still important to get essential nutrients from food.
August 6, 2013If you're past your due date, your healthcare provider may recommend induction – a process to start labour before it begins on its own.
August 5, 2013Your partner and anyone else you'd like can be with you during your labour and birth. Think about who you want to include and make sure they're available.
August 5, 2013Prenatal classes can help you and your partner plan for what you can expect - physically and emotionally - during childbirth and the early days of parenting.
November 13, 2019If you go into labour before the 37th week of your pregnancy, your baby will be "preterm" and may need special care. Giving birth prematurely can be stressful and unexpected.
October 14, 2019It's not something you plan for but some women lose their babies through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or other misfortune. It's important to seek help if you need it.
August 12, 2013The process of preparing to breastfeed should begin before you even have your baby.
August 5, 2013Weight gain during pregnancy is healthy and normal, but you may feel heavy after the baby's born.
August 3, 2013It’s normal to feel some stress during pregnancy - it’s an exciting time. But too much stress can be unhealthy for you and your baby.
August 10, 2013During the third trimester (the last three months of pregnancy) your baby continues to develop, gains weight and begins to prepare for the birthing process.
August 2, 2013Smoking and second-hand smoke are harmful before and during pregnancy, and after your baby is born. If you're pregnant and smoke, now is the time for you and your partner to quit or cut back.
August 2, 2013Your healthcare provider - doctor or midwife - can help you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
August 8, 2013If you’re like most women, you’ll probably work during at least part of your pregnancy. Here are some tips to help ensure your experience is safe and comfortable.
August 10, 2013If you wonder about your chances of having a healthy baby, talk to your healthcare provider about prenatal genetic screening.