Pregnancy

When Does Morning Sickness Start?

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Parents

And, no, it doesn't always happen in the morning.

My Adopted Son Will Always Be Our First Born

Renae Regehr | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Parents
Renae Regehr

You see, our son is adopted and we know that regardless of whether he is biological to us or not, love does not recognize a difference. So, my husband and I knew that regardless of whether our second child was biological or not, we would love them just as a fiercely and intensely.

Unisex Baby Names Are Illegal In These 4 Countries

The Huffington Post Canada | Roslyn Costanzo | Posted 09.19.2016 | Canada Parents

Each country sites child welfare as the reason behind their strict baby naming legislation.

10 Weirdest Baby Naming Laws In The U.S.

The Huffington Post Canada | Roslyn Costanzo | Posted 09.16.2016 | Canada Parents

Names in Massachusetts must be a max of 40 characters for no other reason than the limitations of their administrative software.

Doctors Have Some Harsh Words To Say About Lotus Births

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Parents

"Too much blood going to a [baby] can be dangerous in of itself."

Couple Throws A Dinner Party With A Placenta Twist

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Parents

Placenta pizza, anyone?

Fertility Doc, 77, Accused Of Using Own Sperm To Impregnate Women

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 09.13.2016 | Canada Parents

"It was unethical what he did. He was telling his patients one thing and doing another."

Baby Literally Shoots Out Of The Womb In This Birth Video

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Parents

Don't blink.

Babies Cry In Same Language As Their Mothers'

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 09.13.2016 | Canada Parents

Experts found that newborns do this to bond with their moms.

Most Successful Baby Names For Boys And Girls, According To Science

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Parents

Apparently, the right name can change your kid's life.

This Guy's Kindness Moves Entire Plane To Tears

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Parents

Faith in humanity restored.

Name You Choose Will Determine Your Child's Future, Says Science

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 09.07.2016 | Canada Parents

No pressure, mom and dad. Noooo pressure.

Teen Earns Ridiculous Amount Of Money To Name Babies

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada Parents

Over $82,000, to be precise.

What's The Best Age To Become A Mom?

Megan Howarth | Posted 09.06.2016 | Canada Parents
Megan Howarth

Confident, successful and amazing 20- to 40-something women can all that agree when it comes to having babies, we're all wondering the same things. Having babies earlier, or waiting a bit later -- what's best?

Why Women Should Have Sex During Pregnancy

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 09.02.2016 | Canada Parents

So many health benefits.

Simple Solution Preventing Thousands Of Babies From Abandonment

The Huffington Post Canada | Abigail Esteireiro | Posted 09.02.2016 | Canada Parents

It's called a baby box.

The Most Popular Unisex Names Of 2016

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada Parents

This is officially the hottest trend of the year for parents.

"But She's Done Now."

Sarah Scott | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Parents
Sarah Scott

Often I hear my pregnancy being justified in casual conversation. "Yup, that's baby number 4 for Sarah... but she's done now." I'm not sure if that last little bit is tagged on the end to ease the anxiety of the teller or if it's just an interesting little tidbit that seems too juicy not to include, but a lot of people are saying it.

Facing Zika Is A Choice For Olympians, But Not For Brazil's Women

World Vision | Posted 09.13.2016 | Canada Impact
World Vision

If only Zika was a two-week stint like the Olympics. Sadly, after Olympians go home and the buzz in the Olympic village dissipates, mosquitos carrying the Zika virus will remain, and those living in their midst have no choice but to stay.

Olympic-Inspired Baby Names Worthy Of A Gold Medal

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada Parents

These names embody strength.

Pregnancy And Zika: How To Protect Yourself

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

It's one of the hottest topics when I'm meeting with my pregnant patients: the Zika virus. Sometimes my patients are planning a 'babymoon' holiday to the Caribbean. Or they've traveled to a country with a Zika travel warning just before they were pregnant, and they're worried. Here's what you need to know.

Pregnant Women Warned To Avoid This Area Of Florida Because Zika

CP | Kelli Kennedy And Josh Replogle, The Associated Press | Posted 08.02.2016 | Canada Parents

Expectant mothers should also get tested for the virus if they have visited the neighbourhood since mid-June.

Spell-Binding Harry Potter Names To Get Your Baby Into Hogwarts

The Huffington Post Canada | Al Donato | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada Parents

Because who actually names their kid Albus Severus?

What It's Like To Go Through A Stillbirth

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Parents

"I just remember the silence."

The 9 Best Netflix Shows To Marathon During Maternity Leave

Katrina Turnbull | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada Parents
Katrina Turnbull

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.