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Great Expectations

At a dinner party recently, friends of mine announced that they were expecting their first baby, and immediately two thoughts went through my head. 1. Thank goodness it’s them and not me (at four kids, I think...

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Keeping Fit While Pregnant

Staying fit during pregnancy helps keep up your energy level, controls your weight gain so it doesn't become excessive, and helps build up the stamina you'll need for childbirth and post-delivery recovery. What matters...

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Just Say Spahhh

Spa DOs and DON'Ts During Pregnancy Ready to nurture your inner diva by treating yourself to a day at the spa? Here are the basic DOs and DON'Ts of "spa - ing" for two. First Trimester DO remember to spill the...

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Infertility Issues

Infertile: Not able to conceive after a year of regular intercourse without contraception. As common as infertility is for couples in Canada, the topic is not openly admitted to or discussed and this makes it...

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Benefits of Yoga with Baby

Yoga for Two The miracle of birth is indeed a miracle! But the following weeks of physical exhaustion from lack of sleep, constant mood swings brought on by raging hormones and feelings of depression and isolation...

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Pregnancy and Loss

Being Happily Pregnant During the Saddest Time in My Life Being happily pregnant during the saddest time in my life sounds contradictory, but it's true. In less than three years, I lost the three most important...

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One of the many benefits of baby sign...

When a baby's brain develops, the area that understands visual information develops sooner than the area that understands auditory information, so a younger baby may be able to understand what they see earlier than they...

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A Romantic Getaway

  After you have a couple of kids (which I do) your life changes drastically. Everything, well almost everything, you do is for them. I can only speak for myself as a working mom and I can breakdown my life for...

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I Love NY

Touring New York with a 4½ month old There I was with a newborn baby....sleep deprived, but longing for a weekend away. My husband and I have always loved to travel and we didn't want this to change with the new...

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Sleep is the New Sex

The Not-So-Secret Sex Lives of New Moms and Dads Dads may clock a bit more sleep than moms do during the early weeks of caring for a new baby, but when it comes to overall feelings of exhaustion, moms and dads are...

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Pregnancy after 40

It can be more than a little disconcerting to hear yourself described as "elderly" or "of advanced maternal age" when you only recently celebrated your 40th birthday, but, in the eyes of the obstetrical profession,...

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Working During Pregnancy

Follow these tips to get the most from your job while caring for your body's changing needs. Establish your comfort zone Gone are the days when a woman was expected to resign from her job the moment she found...

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