Trying to Conceive

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
BabyPost

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.