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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.

A New Way to Naturally Lower Cholesterol during Pregnancy

November 26th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
High cholesterol during pregnancy can have negative health implications for both mother and child. New research may have found a way to lower cholesterol naturally.
A New Way to Naturally Lower Cholesterol during Pregnancy

While it’s normal for a woman’s cholesterol to spike during pregnancy, this can be problematic for a woman who has a preexisting cholesterol issue. Research has shown that excessive lipid levels can have a negative health impact on both the woman and her baby. Luckily, Mother Nature may have a way to lower cholesterol in pregnant women.

Why Pilates Can Help Prepare you For Labor

November 19th, 2015 | By: Tasha Lawton
Eight ways Pilates can prepare you for labor and delivery - and keep you fit too.
Why Pilates Can Help Prepare you For Labor

Not only is Pilates a safe exercise to do during pregnancy, it is also designed around eight core principles that benefit pregnant women in particular. Here’s how doing Pilates can help you feel better and stronger as your pregnancy progresses, while also helping you prepare for an easier labor and delivery.

Tired of Playing Games?

September 23rd, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Can't stand the thought of another baby shower filled with games and watching the mom-to-be open gifts? Beading parties are a cool new idea that are fun for everyone.
Tired of Playing Games?

Baby showers are rarely events that have guests vying for invitations. Finding a fun activity to do if you're hosting a baby shower can be a challenge. Instead of party hats and present opening games, why not give guests a little time to treat themselves?

Top Baby Names

July 2nd, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
The 50 most popular baby names.
Top Baby Names

A lot of thought goes into naming your little one. Whether you like to follow the crowd or go out on your own with a more unique moniker, looking at the trends is always a great place to start. Here’s a look at the most popular names in Canada and the U.S. last year.

What Happens During Prenatal Appointments?

April 2nd, 2015 | By: Sydney Loney
From blood tests to glucose screening, here’s what to expect at your next prenatal appointment
What Happens During Prenatal Appointments?

Throughout your pregnancy, you’ll routinely find yourself being poked, prodded and pricked with needles, but you may not always know why. Because it’s easy to lose track of what you’re being tested for, here’s what to expect from prenatal appointments from your first trimester right up until your baby is born: