Pregnancy

Spanish Baby Names That Will Steal Your Heart

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 09.02.2015 | Canada Parents

The perfect names for your little bundle of joy!

Woman Gives Birth To Her Own Granddaughter At 51

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 09.02.2015 | Canada Parents

Sherri Dickson volunteered to be her daughter's surrogate.

The Internet Has A Lot To Say About Marissa Mayer's Pregnancy And Mat Leave News

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Parents

She's expecting twins this December.

This Bizarre Pregnancy Announcement Is Actually The Best

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.28.2015 | Canada Parents

Their kid is in for two hilarious parents.

20 Hawaiian Baby Names Full Of Meaning

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.26.2015 | Canada Parents

If you're looking for a meaningful name with a beautiful sound, look no further than these Hawaiian baby names.

Parents Are Naming Their Kids After Darth Vader

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada Parents

Luke and Leia are the safest baby name choices for “Star Wars” fans, but a new name from the film franchise is on the rise.

This New Baby Name Trend Is, Like, So '80s

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Parents

The hyphenated name is back!

Oh la la! These 20 French Baby Names Are Magnifique

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.18.2015 | Canada Parents

If you're looking for a unique name for your baby, look not further than these 20 French names we love!

Pregnant Women World-Wide Need Timely Access to Supplements

Marion Roche | Posted 08.18.2015 | Canada Impact
Marion Roche

As IFA interventions are reprioritized as part of maternal health initiatives, the composition of the supplement itself is being reconsidered. Pregnant women may benefit from more than just iron and folic acid supplements, as the diets and environments that have put them at risk of anemia may also be contributing to suboptimal intakes of other micronutrients. For example, millions of pregnant women suffer from vitamin A deficiency, zinc, and iodine, suggesting supplements could help fill the dietary gaps at the same time.

I've Taken Ownership of My Pregnancy and Childbirth

Gloria Roheim McRae | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada Parents
Gloria Roheim McRae

You see, I chose to get pregnant, just as I chose to keep our baby, and I can also choose how we are cared for throughout this process. Every Canadian can. If I don't celebrate and exercise the privileges that I have living as a woman in Canada, in 2015, then what's the point of all this choice?

Bizarre Words Parents Have Chosen As Baby Names

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Parents

Some of these names will surprise you!

20 Vintage Baby Names Ready For A Comeback

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 08.11.2015 | Canada Parents

Vintage baby names are more in fashion than ever, with moms and dads-to-be going back in time to find the perfect name for their new arrival.

Busting Misconceptions About Miscarriage

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.10.2015 | Canada Parents

Miscarriages occur more often than people think, however they are rarely talked about. In the video above, Dr. Marjorie Greenfield discusses the bigge...

Husband Surprises Wife With Pregnancy Announcement

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.08.2015 | Canada Parents

This has to be the most unique pregnancy announcement ever!

Netflix Announces Unlimited Leave For New Moms And Dads

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 08.05.2015 | Canada Parents

Like we need another reason to love Netflix. On Tuesday, the American media streaming company announced its new maternity and paternity leave for its ...

26 Creative Baby Names That Exist Thanks To Millennials

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Parents

When it comes to baby names, parents have become increasingly fond of unique monikers, choosing them in favour of the more traditional. “A hundr...

Barack Obama Inspires Unique Baby Name Trend

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.27.2015 | Canada Parents

Obamamania is here.

Classic And Quirky Baby Name Ideas For Geeky Parents

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.21.2015 | Canada Parents

Believe it or not, your baby’s name can reveal more about your personality than your child’s! After all, you’re the one choosing the moniker for...

Creative Ways To Tell People You're Pregnant

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Parents

Three simple (and amusing) ways to announce your pregnancy.

Doctors Performing C-Sections Shouldn't Make Unnecessary Cuts

Her Magazine | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Living
Her Magazine

Three weeks after my third C-section, I decided to take off my bandage and I was truly horrified. I saw a 2nd incision above my previous C-section scar. What on earth was this OBGYN thinking? I was shocked and angry and really felt violated. I was exhausted and excited to meet my baby, and it really didn't occur to me to remind the doctor on call to cut over my previous C-section. You would think this was common practice and that there were notes in my file about my discussions and expectations for this procedure. Was he careless? Was he disrespectful? Was he in a rush? Was it just easier for him to make a new incision?

Why Waiting To Pick Your Baby's Name Is Risky

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.16.2015 | Canada Parents

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics states that waiting to name your newborn puts your child at risk for medical mistakes. Here's why.

The Baby Name That's Gaining A Lot Of Attention In 2015

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Parents

Hint: This name is based on a literary character.

Dad's Parody Of MTV Cribs Will Leave You In Stitches

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Parents

"And over here in the west wing ..."

Redditors Band Together To Throw Pregnant Mom Epic Baby Shower

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Parents

The Internet is a powerful thing.

Birth Control Does Not Advance Women's Rights

Andrea Mrozek | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada Living
Andrea Mrozek

Most calls for the Pill to be made more broadly accessible--ideally free and without a prescription--all share the same subtext. Denying access to the Pill isn't merely denying health care, it's denying women's rights. Yet this is not about the right to get the Pill but rather, the right to not get pregnant.