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Pregnancy Preparation with Dr. Fleming

The preconception visit is a key visit to the doctor’s office. The reason for this is that many complications of pregnancy are related to lifestyle. The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada suggest...

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Pregnancy Glossary

Just in case you didn’t know… Amniocentesis: Procedure to test for chromosomal abnormalities and fetal infections where a sample of amniotic fluid is taken with a needle. Breech Presentation: When a baby is...

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What are Omega 3’s?

We’ve all heard that there are “good” and “bad” fats. Well, omega-3 fats are the “good” or healthy fats. They are considered “essential”. That’s a dietitian’s way of saying our bodies need them,...

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Your Pregnancy & Exercise Q&A

How soon can I exercise after my baby is born? You can start as soon as you’ve been cleared by your doctor to slowly get back into an exercise regime. The general guidelines for a normal pregnancy and an uneventful...

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Parental Leave Around the World

Did You Know…? In 2007, Spain announced a pay-out of $3,500 for each new baby born. To increase Germany’s low birth rate,the government recently overhauled the parental leave system to include generous...

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Pregnancy A Hair-Raising Experience?

Expectant mothers are often told they are "glowing" - and this isn't necessarily a result of sheer happiness. During pregnancy, increased blood flow to the skin actually results in a clear, healthy skin tone. Other...

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The Most Popular Names in 2009

Name Your Tune, the leading personalized children's music compilation and their customers have spoken: The names Aiden and Madeline for boys and girls were the most popular names chosen by parents in 2009, while Jacob...

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The Progress of Pregnancy

Having a baby growing inside you is like being part of a real-life miracle. Sometimes you'll pat your stomach and feel you can hardly believe your child is in there. Take time to ponder the wonder of what's happening;...

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Omega 3 The Essential Fatty Acid

The Essential Fatty Acid What is Omega 3? Omega-3 fatty acids are unique types of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) that are essential to human health and are of dietary importance since our bodies do not produce...

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Nursery Essentials

Clothes: Here's a basic list of the clothes you're going to need when you bring your baby home: four to six receiving gowns two or three one-piece footed sleepers four to six undershirts two or three pairs...

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Q&A Pregnancy and Exercise

I am four months along in my high risk pregnancy. I have also been in Muay Thai Kickboxing for two years. Can I safely continue a cardio Kickboxing and bag boxing regime? Lucy In a high risk pregnancy you have to be...

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How to Have A Happy Marriage When...

  Is your marriage everything you ever hoped it could be? Or has it been pushed down your list of priorities since having children? Let's face it, parenthood is a full-time job, and it dramatically changes your...




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