Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Assisted Reproductive Technology Associated With An Increased Risk Gestational Diabetes

Assisted reproductive technology is a game changer for many couples experiencing fertility issues. But can it cause health problems during pregnancy? Read More

Nipple Confusion – What Is It And How Do I Fix It?

Does your baby have nipple confusion? Wondering how to prevent it? Here's some great information on nipple confusion in babies and how to fix it. Read More

Toxoplasmosis and Pregnancy – Do I Need To Get Rid Of My Cat?

During a pre-natal appointment with your healthcare provider, you may be asked if you have a cat. If this is your first pregnancy, you may wonder… Read More

Why Diet Is A Significant Cause Of Gestational Diabetes

While pregnant, it's important to pay attention to what you eat. Not only for nutrition, but gestational diabetes can impact you, your baby and your birth. Read More

Does Your Baby Junk Sleep? 4 Surprising Facts About Baby Sleep

What is 'junk sleep', and is it good or bad for your baby? Find out 4 surprising facts about infant sleep, including information about junk sleeping. Read More

How Often Should I Feed My Baby Formula? 3 Things To Know

Some mothers who bottle feed ask us, "how often should I feed my baby formula?" They wonder if it's different to breastfeeding. Find out the answer, here! Read More

Breastfeeding To Sleep – Is It Good Or Bad For Babies?

Does your baby enjoy breastfeeding to sleep? Wondering if it's creating a bad habit or not? Find out if nursing baby to sleep is a good or bad thing. Read More

Bilirubin Levels – What’s Normal And What’s Not

Around 60% of full term and 80% of premature babies develop jaundice. Find out about newborn bilirubin levels, including what's normal and what's not. Read More

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