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From your first pregnancy calculator and due date predictions, we have you covered. Just The Facts, Baby will prepare you with the expert pregnancy facts and advice you need to navigate your pregnancy in style. Here's how to look and feel your best and be prepared when your new baby arrives.

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.

Flying During Pregnancy

August 26th, 2011 | By: Sydney Loney
What you should know before you book your flight
Flying During Pregnancy

Pregnant and planning a plane trip? Here's what you should know before you pack your bags and take to the skies:

Chiropractic Benefits During Pregnancy

April 5th, 2011 | By: Dr. Jennifer Wise
A properly aligned spine can help make pregnancy and delivery more comfortable. Here’s how to find proper chiropractic care.
Chiropractic Benefits During Pregnancy

Even if you’ve never seen a chiropractor before, pregnancy may be a good time to start. Here’s why:

C-section Closure Choices

December 21st, 2010 | By: Nancy Ripton
How to decide whether staples or sutures are the best option for you.
C-section Closure Choices

C-section scars should be flat and only mildly pink six weeks after surgery. By six months, all that should be left is a flat, barely visible, pale line. But for some women, the way their C-section is closed can change the way their scar heals.