Pregnancy

Lucifer, Python And Other Baby Names We Can Look Forward To In 2017

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 12.06.2016 | Canada Parents

Nameberry has released the top predictions for next year.

BabyCenter Releases Biggest Trending Baby Names Of 2016

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Parents

These choices are refreshing.

Top Baby Names Of 2016 Reveal Parents Are Going All Superhero

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Parents

BabyCentre U.K. has revealed its top 100 boy and girl names of the year.

The One Pregnancy Complication All Mothers Need To Know About

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Parents

Laura McKnight nearly died from HELLP syndrome and now she's helping spread awareness about the condition.

Study On Pregnancy And Antidepressants Is First Of Its Kind

Patricia Tomasi | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Parents
Patricia Tomasi

I was anxiety-ridden throughout my entire pregnancy and I suffered from awful depression and anxiety after my baby was born. Obviously I should have been on meds throughout my pregnancy, but my OBGYN didn't know I was suffering from perinatal anxiety. I didn't know.

Gilmore Girls Baby Names (Beyond Lorelai and Rory) For Super Fans

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada Parents

Because "Gilmore Girls" fandom has never been stronger.

13 Bollywood Celebrity Baby Names With Beautiful Meanings

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Parents

Love these!

Advertisers, Let's Portray Pregnant Women Accurately

Angie Campanelli | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Style
Angie Campanelli

Why should a double zero model get to strap on a baby-bump, as though it's a mere accessory like shoes or bracelets, and pose in a maternity clothing campaign?

What Not To Say To Someone Who's Suffered A Miscarriage

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Parents

Pregnancy loss is a sensitive topic.

It's Time We Stop Judging Childbirth

Georgia Morley | Posted 11.08.2016 | Canada Parents
Georgia Morley

I believe we need to shift in how women -- and society -- classify giving birth. We need to spend more time encouraging women to embrace their unique experiences. We need to concentrate on educating women on what the body actually does as well as different methods of birthing and various outcomes -- without judgment.

Surprising Baby Name Trends During First World War

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 11.08.2016 | Canada Parents

And the top 10 list from 100 years ago.

Why Canada Needs A Universal Child Care Program

Workopolis | Posted 11.07.2016 | Canada Parents
Workopolis

Two-parent Canadian families spend nearly a quarter of their income on child care, according to a 2016 Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development report. That puts Canada among the most expensive countries for child care within this group of 35 wealthy countries. Single parents in Canada face an even tougher situation, spending nearly a third of their income on child care.

Men Couldn't Handle Side Effects Of Promising Male Birth Control

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada Parents

And women everywhere just laughed and laughed and laughed.

New Definition For Infertility Will Help Gay And Single Parents

The Huffington Post Canada | Al Donato | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada Parents

The World Health Organization is making a change.

15 Baby Names With The Most Nickname Options

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Parents

It's good to have options.

Super Simple Things We Can Do Every Day To Boost Fertility

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Parents

Not exactly shocking, but so important.

What Doctors Should Be Checking For During A Fertility Exam

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Parents

The best decision is to be proactive.

Shocking Facts That Prove Why Pregnancy Planning Is So Important

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Parents

Women typically have a specific timeframe in which they can produce healthy eggs.

Advice From A Nurse: How To Cope When Your Baby's In The NICU

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Parents
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Your pregnancy is ticking along, but all of a sudden you find yourself delivering your baby (or babies) early. Having a premature or sick baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, or NICU, makes for an uncertain time as you and your family face a range of emotions. As an NICU nurse, my role is both holistic and family-centred, ensuring best outcomes for your baby while establishing a trusting partnership with parents and families.

Should I Get The Flu Shot When I'm Pregnant?

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

It's that time of the year again: flu season. One of the most common questions I get from my pregnant patients is "should I get the shot?" The answer is...

Pregnant Celebs Paint Gorgeous Bumps For Good Cause

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada Parents

Beautiful.

Supporting Women Who Are Pregnant After A Loss

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada Parents
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

In Canada, a family loses a baby late in pregnancy or within the first year of life approximately every two hours. This number doesn't include early pregnancy loss, which impacts more women.

Too Many Women Still Die During Pregnancy And Childbirth

Loubna Belaid | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada Impact
Loubna Belaid

Every day approximately 830 mothers around the world die due to pregnancy and childbirth complications. Most of these are preventable deaths. That's why improving childbirth outcomes was a critical issue at the recent G7 Health Ministers meeting attended by Canada.

Top Foods Pregnant Women Should Avoid Eating

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Parents

Dr. Karen Nordahl breaks it down.

17 Best Pregnancy Halloween Costumes To Work Your Bump

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada Parents

Just because you’re expecting doesn’t mean you can’t get in on the Halloween fun.