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The 9 Best Netflix Shows To Marathon During Maternity Leave

Here's a secret nobody tells you about having a baby: There's a lot of downtime. During the early days, weeks or even months of your maternity leave, you'll be confined to your bed or couch -- unable to move while you're baby sleeps upwards of 18 hours a day or while you nurse him every two hours for 30-40 minutes at a time. A lot of time is spent staring at your baby. Trust me, I've been there -- twice. It's nice to break up the monotony of those long, lonely days with some great TV shows.
The way we watch movies is changing, and Netflix is at the vanguard of this change. Since entering the Canadian market, the over-the-top movie and TV delivery service has given Canada's major telcos a run for their money, as they compete for viewers with their on-demand TV and movie services. Despite complaints by many that Netflix Canada doesn't have the same wide selection as its U.S. counterpart, the service has been making significant inroads in establishing itself on this side of the border. So who will win the great battle between over-the-top providers like Netflix and telcos like Rogers and Shaw? Only time will tell.