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What to Wear When you're Expecting

December 17th, 2013 | By: Nancy Ripton
Hatch maternity designer Ariane Goldman reveals how to look your best during your pregnancy, buy looks that last and how to rock the party dress.
What to Wear When you're Expecting

Some women give up on style when they get pregnant. "Our regular brands don't speak to us so we tend to feel bad about how we look," says Ariane Goldman, Hatch Maternity designer. "Being pregnant is the one of the coolest moments of your life." Instead of feeling down on fashion, women should embrace it and rock the baby bump. "Wear clothes that make you feel as amazing, as you are," says Goldman.

Ten Strange Pregnancy Symptoms

July 3rd, 2013 | By: Sydney Loney
Here's the scoop on everything from excess saliva to itchy skin
Ten Strange Pregnancy Symptoms

Sure, you expected a little morning sickness. And the fact your toes are slowly disappearing from view probably comes as no surprise, but there are a few other pregnancy side effects your doctor may have failed to mention. Here’s a head-to-toe look at some pretty weird pregnancy symptoms – and what you can do about them.

Your First Mother's Day

May 13th, 2013 | By: Nancy Ripton
Welcome to the club. Here are some tips for surviving (and thriving) in your first year as a new mom.
Your First Mother's Day

First of all, welcome to the club. Now, forget everything you’ve ever read, heard or seen when it comes to being the perfect mom and prepare yourself to take it one day at a time (making up your own rules as you go along). Here’s how.

When's the Best Time to Circumcise?

August 27th, 2011 | By: Nancy Ripton
Here's why time is of the essence if you decide to have your son circumcised
When's the Best Time to Circumcise?

Circumcision is a controversial issue for parents and doctors alike. (The Canadian Paediatric Society refers to it as a "non-therapeutic" procedure because it's not medically necessary, although some families chose to circumcise for religious, social or cultural reasons.) But when you're deciding whether or not to have your son circumcised, it’s best to make the decision before you give birth. Here’s why:

Gestational Diabetes

August 27th, 2011 | By: Nancy Ripton
How to diagnose and manage gestational diabetes
Gestational Diabetes

Four percent of Canadian women will get gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during their pregnancy. The good news? The negative side effects are easy to control once gestational diabetes is diagnosed.