Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

If you google “what foods should I avoid in pregnancy” you will come across a list similar to this: high mercury fish undercooked or raw fish undercooked, raw or processed…

What is Quickening?

What is quickening? In pregnancy, quickening is when the mama starts to feel those first tiny movements from the baby. Quickening can be felt as early as 13-16 weeks. If…

Yeast Infections During Pregnancy

Mama-mia! Yeast infections…NEED I SAY MORE? I think we can add this to the list of things no one tells you when you get pregnant (and let me tell you,…

Snacking During Pregnancy

Healthy eating during pregnancy is so important to your baby’s growth and development. In order to get the nutrients you need, you must eat from a variety of food groups,…

Best Ways to Treat a Cold in Pregnancy

Congratulations on your pregnancy! If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you are looking for information on your pregnancy. This is a very exciting time. When you become pregnant your…

What Does Labour Really Feel Like?

Labour. It’s a crazy, scary, thrilling and unpredictable process. A woman’s body is capable of some pretty amazing things and labour is definitely one of them. It is different for…

Post Dates: What Are the Canadian Guidelines?

First and foremost — what is a post-date pregnancy? The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Federation of Gynaecology (FIGO) defines a post date pregnancy as a pregnancy that…

Stretch Marks in Pregnancy: Are They Preventable?

Stretch marks in pregnancy…almost inevitable and unfortunately you appear to have little control.  I have had 3 pregnancies and with each one, my stretch marks slowly increased. I do recall…

How to Sleep More Comfortably in Pregnancy

If you are or have been pregnant, you know that comfort is a relative term, especially in the later months. Sore hips and back, swollen feet, and heartburn all very…