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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.

“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...

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.

9 Tips for Getting Ready for Baby

It’s a good idea to prepare for giving birth relatively early, as some women will go into labour sooner than expected. Here are a few ways to get ready to welcome your new little one.

When To Call the Doctor During Pregnancy

Many changes stem from pregnancy and it can be hard to know what's normal, especially if you’re a first-timer. Read on for more info about when to call the doctor.

Second and Third Trimester and Pregnancy Myths

As you get further into your pregnancy, a number of questions may arise. We broke down a few common issues in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy, and how to deal with them.

Everything You Need To Know About Vaginal Birth After Caesarean (VBAC)

For women who have previously given birth by caesarean, the option of attempting a vaginal birth for future pregnancies is becoming more commonly used. Here's the lowdown on vaginal birth after caesarean, or VBAC.

Tips for caring for near-term babies

Babies born between 37 and 38 weeks are considered early-term. These babies do not face the same difficulties as preemies but they are not-term.

What to pack in your hospital bag

The moment of truth is coming up quickly. It's important to ready your hospital bag a few weeks before your due date.

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