Trying to Conceive

I Had A Miscarriage And Here's Why I Want To Talk About It

Danielle Milley | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada Parents
Danielle Milley

For a few blissful days in February, I imagined the days leading up to Oct. 15, 2016 would be filled with nervousness, physical discomfort and the anxious energy of a first time mom-to-be. Instead the days leading up to Oct. 15, 2016 are tinged with sadness, but also a desire to want to share our story. To add my voice to the chorus of women who have experienced miscarriage. October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day.

Husband Posts Emotional Letter About Heartache Of Infertility

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.26.2016 | Canada Parents

Dan Majesky and his wife Leah have been trying to have a baby for over three years.

There Was A Lot Of Shame Around My Infertility In The Black Community

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Parents

Infertility is more common than you think, but that doesn’t stop women from feeling ashamed if it happens to them. In Canada, 1 in 6 couples experie...

5 Fertility Facts For Anyone Trying To Get Pregnant

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Parents

Getting pregnant isn't always easy. In fact, one in eight couples have trouble getting pregnant. This can be caused by a number of factors ranging fro...

Challenges Lesbians Face When Trying To Get Pregnant

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Parents

Getting pregnant may look easy, but for so many of us, it's not. In fact, many couples struggle to conceive whether they’re fertile or not. For same...

What a Woman Trying to Get Pregnant Is Thinking

Wendy Litner | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Living
Wendy Litner

It's a universal truth that when you are trying to get pregnant everyone but you is pregnant. Men are pregnant. The elderly are pregnant. Woman with IUDs are pregnant. Britney Spears is pregnant with Miley Cyrus' baby. Everyone in the world, but you, is pregnant

6 Ways to Get Your Body Ready for Pregnancy

BabyPost | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada

You may think the nine months you're carrying your baby is the time to be careful but in reality, there are things you should be doing even before you conceive. Find out what you can start doing today to ensure a better quality of life for your baby tomorrow with these practical tips.

Is Now the Right Time to Grow Your Family?

Jenna Em | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

Often when I meet a couple with one child, the discussion of whether they should grow their family comes up. As the mom of five kids, people feel comfortable discussing family size with me, and I'm asked to weigh in on the topic. Here's my take on the matter.

Why "Trying" Is Different Than Having Sex

Natalie Karneef | Posted 12.08.2012 | Canada Living
Natalie Karneef

There is nothing less romantic or erotic than getting busy with the end goal of producing something that wears poopy diapers. "Trying" is really, well, trying. Anyone who thinks it's "the fun part" has never had to turn it into work -- relentless, scheduled, no-matter-how-tired-you-are, get-up-at-5:30a.m.-before-you-go-to-work, work -- which is then charted on graph according to basal body temperature.