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Do Vasectomy Reversals Really Work?

A vasectomy is often approached as a permanent birth control solution, and most of the time, it is. But what happens if circumstances change and a man ultimately regrets his decision to get snipped? To learn more and get some answers about vasectomy reversals, we spoke to Dr. Premal...

5 Things To Know About Diaper Rash (And How To Deal With It)

Dealing with diaper rash is one of the first tasks new parents master (because it comes with a lot of on-the-job training) but a raw, red case of diaper rash can quickly cause a crisis of confidence. Here’s some info to ease your conscience and help you soothe your baby’s skin.

#UnsilenceTheConversation: Breaking The Stigma Around Miscarriage and Infant Loss

Growing your family can be a beautiful and exciting time, but it’s not always an easy road. An average of one in four pregnancies will end in miscarriage, but this loss is often felt in silence as a couple’s grief goes unspoken. Sometimes, this is because friends and family...

Growing pains 101: 5 fast facts

From a vague ache to the potential for serious discomfort, growing pains come in all shapes and sizes. It’s hard to see your child suffering, especially when there’s no physical booboo to cover with a superhero bandage, but here are five quick facts to help you ease their worries (and your own!).

Allergies Or Hay Fever? We Asked An Expert

Our 12-year-old gets really stuffed up and sneezy every year at the end of the summer into September. Is there anything we can do to prevent the onset of symptoms?

What Parents With an Autistic Child Wish You Knew About Autism

Autism expert Jonathan Alderson shares what parents of autistic children want you to know, to help create better acceptance and awareness.

Infertility Awareness Week: A Personal Journey to Parenthood

In honour of National Infertility Awareness Week—April 18 to 24, 2021, a week that resonates with so many people—we've asked one woman to share her journey to parenthood. By Samantha Minor* as told to Erin Pepler. When my husband and I decided to have a baby, we thought it would...

Autism Awareness or Acceptance? Why We Should Shift Our Language

Each year, April 1 marks the start of International Autism Awareness Month. Mayors in many cities around the world raise a symbolic flag, and awareness campaigns are often launched on World Autism Awareness Day, April 2. But autism advocacy groups are calling on the public and media outlets to...

5 Things This Sleep Expert Wishes She Could Tell All New Parents

Sleep expert Alanna McGinn summarizes five things she wishes she could tell all new parents about babies and sleep.

Why some germs are good for toddlers

Toddlers should be exposed to some germs. In fact, boiling pacifiers and overly sanitizing can sometimes do more harm than good. Go ahead, jump in that mud puddle.

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