I think we do all women a disservice when we don't challenge the "Disneyfication" of our reproductive experience. Pregnancy is glorified as transcendent despite its many dark elements. Birth is similarly idealized. But miscarriages resist beatification; at best, they are an extremely efficient expulsion of expired reproductive material by one's own body.
Turns out Fitbits can track more than just your fitness.
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Last week, the United States Center for Disease Control issued a warning directed specifically to women about alcohol consumption. Shortly after, a report published by the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada stated that "women can be more vulnerable to sexual assault or other violence when drinking beyond their capacity" -- neglecting to include any warnings for men or specify anything about the actual perpetrators of sexual violence. Let's talk about that.
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Planning a baby shower for twins might seem like a lot of work, but it doesn’t have to be. From themes to games to party favours, we've got you covered.
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In Canada, many pregnant moms have the excitement of tracking their baby's development in the womb week-by-week. In many parts of the world, this scenario is completely different. In places like Zambia, the weeks leading up to pregnancy are a montage of mysterious symptoms and, sometimes, tragic consequences. A global lack of proper nutrition and healthcare during pregnancy contributes to many of the 15 million babies that are born preterm on a yearly basis.
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Yes, Canada does have some baby naming laws.
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Here are 12 boy and girl names associated with the zodiac sign and its prosperity.
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These themes are sure to give you some much-needed baby name inspiration.
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"The mosquitoes known to transmit the virus are not established in Canada and are not well suited to our climate.''
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It’s a new year, which means new baby names are on the rise.
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Since Zika virus started gaining worldwide attention last year, it has spread to more than 23 countries in the Americas.
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With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, here are 20 boy and girl names all related to love.
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"Depression is among the leading causes of disability in persons 15 years and older."
People often talk about how much they enjoy being pregnant. The image of a smiling pregnant woman rubbing her belly comes to mind. However, I can't tell you how often women come into my office and talk about how they are not enjoying pregnancy; and that this feeling leaves them isolated.
When Mila told her obstetrician she had zika, the doctor didn't even write it down.
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The babies are due any day now.
These are the names most commonly associated to brilliant minds. Perfect for your little Einstein!
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“Ultrasound images aren't always cute.”
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The fate of an elephant named Thiruvambadi Ramabadhran hangs in the balance. His trunk is paralyzed. Unable to eat or drink he stands helplessly, as his handlers are engaged in their own chats. To make matters worse, he has contracted infectious foot and skin diseases, and has been placed in solitary confinement.
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Get the whole family involved with these adorable ideas.
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The 53-year-old's granddaughter Kelcey was born on Jan. 6.
The biological father reportedly only wanted twins.
Look to the right. What do you see?
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Finding out you’re going to be a parent for the first time is a moment you’ll never forget.
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Find out which names took the top spots this year.
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Apparently, a literary trend has been influencing new parents.
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Nutritionist Dr. Melina Jampolis offers her expert advice.
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New research suggests younger isn't always better.
Eating your own placenta goes back thousands of years but has become popular of late thanks to celebrities like Kim and Kourtney Kardashian, Holly Madison, January Jones, Alicia Silverstone, and Mayim Bialik who've been talking openly about their experience.
Right before we were about to leave, I felt the strongest baby kick I have ever felt. It took my breath away. I looked at my husband in shock. I knew at that moment we weren't going home. I stood up and whoooooosh, my water broke.