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Stages of Fetal Development

Pregnancy and human fetal development begin at the moment of conception. For the next nine months, you and your unborn child will experience fundamental changes. Here is your stage-by-stage guide to fetal development to help you navigate your pregnancy. FIRST TRIMESTER (one to 13 weeks) This is a period of rapid...

Why are there so many September birthdays?

Seriously, there are so many people born in September. Between the 9th and 20th, to be exact.

Is A Waterbirth Right For You?

While there is little research about waterbirths and their benefits, many women agree; water provides a relaxing environment in which to not only labour, but also deliver.

27 tried and tested tips for new parents

There are lots of things that go through your head before you become a parent. You'll need to know things that you didn't even think of. This is why advice from real parents that have been there and done that is so invaluable. Read on for our readers' tried-and-true tips for new parents.

Q&A with the Vagina Coach: Incontinence, Pelvic Floor Health and How to Do Kegels Correctly

World Continence Week runs annually in late June, to raise awareness and to help eradicate the unnecessary stigma that surrounds incontinence and pelvic floor health. Many people, especially those who’ve given birth, suffer from varying degrees of incontinence. We laugh about peeing when we sneeze, but many of us...

“Send Me Into the Woods Alone” Book Excerpt: A Million Hands in One Vagina

New from writer Erin Pepler comes Send Me Into the Woods Alone: Essays on Motherhood. This book touches on the major milestones of raising kids, from giving birth to lying to kids about the Tooth Fairy, as well as on the unattainable expectations placed on mothers today. Read on for...

14 Pretty Nature-Inspired Baby Names

We've got pretty floral baby names that might be a good pick (see what we did there?) for your sweet babe.

4 ways to help kids cope with needles

It’s always tough to see your little ones get shots at the doctor’s office, but we’ve got tips for helping with the discomfort.

The First 24 Hours

By now, most moms and dads think they should have the hang of this parenting thing, but with every new stage of life, there’s something to learn. We’ve rounded up some of the most common milestones kids hit between the ages of six and 10, to help you with this next leg of the journey.

What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

Getting ready for baby? It’s time to pack your bag and go! Print this list and cross items off to ensure you’ve got all your potential needs covered.

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