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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.

Could You Have Pregnancy Gingivitis?

April 14th, 2014 | By: Nancy Ripton
Find out why proper dental care during your pregnancy is crucial for mom and baby.
Could You Have Pregnancy Gingivitis?

“Pregnancy can be really hard on your teeth,” says Dr. Florence Lockhart, a Vancouver-based dentist. The hormonal shift (which is more pronounced in some women) can result in increased bacteria, putting you at a greater risk of tooth decay. Plus, you may be craving bad foods and eating more sugar than normal, or vomiting due to morning sickness – the acidity can leach minerals out of the teeth.

What Happens to Your Body During Pregnancy

March 6th, 2014 | By: Sydney Loney
From excess saliva to changing shoe sizes–five pregnancy side effects you may not know about.
What Happens to Your Body During Pregnancy

You may have expected the nausea, sore breasts and backache, but what about the nosebleeds, excess saliva and constipation? Here are five common pregnancy-related symptoms most new moms-to-be don't know about:

Can you choose the sex of your baby?

January 17th, 2014 | By: Sydney Loney
Whether you're hoping for a boy or girl, here's what you need to know about sex selection
Can you choose the sex of your baby?

There are a lot of myths out there when it comes to baby making (sleep with a wooden spoon under your bed if you want a girl, or eat only the ends of loaves of bread if you want a boy). Here’s how to separate fact from fiction.

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.

Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain

November 21st, 2013 | By: Sydney Loney
Worried you might be gaining too much or too little? Here’s what you should know about pregnancy weight gain.
Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain

Weight gain during pregnancy is important for your baby's health and development, but if you're worried about putting on too many extra pounds, here's what you should know about healthy pregnancy weight gain.