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Coffee Talk

Drinking too much coffee can increase your chances of having a miscarriage. Here’s what you need to know about limiting your caffeine intake during pregnancy. The last thing any pregnant woman wants to hear is that...

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Cloth versus Disposable: The Diaper...

The average baby will go through 5,000 to 7,000 diaper changes in the first two years of his or her life, according to Environment Canada. How will all those diapers affect the environment? What else should you consider...

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Circumcision Decision

Question: We are expecting a baby boy, and we need to decide whether or not to have him circumcised. What are the pros and cons of circumcision? Learn about it. For some parents, circumcision has a deep religious...

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First-Born Jealousy

Question: Our first-born is showing extreme jealousy towards the new baby. Hes obviously mad at us for disrupting the predictable flow of his life with this new challenger for our attention. How can we smooth things...

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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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