August 13, 2013Is it safe to take medication while you’re pregnant? What about natural health products? Some are safe but others may be harmful. So it's best to get advice from an expert.
Changes changes changes.
They're the hallmarks of pregnancy.
Here's a look at some of the changes you can expect, and tips for getting through them.
August 12, 2013Once you go into labour, you may not be able to control your surroundings. So many women write up a birth plan.
August 12, 2013Blood tests will determine your blood type and Rh factor, but there is no way to find out your baby’s blood type until after birth.
August 12, 2013Some pregnant women will develop high blood pressure during their pregnancy which can be dangerous to you and your baby. Know the signs.
August 11, 2013The first trimester of pregnancy brings big changes, from weighing less than a gram at 5 weeks pregnant to hearing its heart beat at 8 weeks pregnant. Here's an overview of the changes you can expect for your body during this time.
August 11, 2013If you’re planning to have your baby in a hospital, pack a bag ahead of time. Here are some tips for making sure you include all you need.
August 11, 2013How much weight should you be gaining now? The average amount for a woman in her second trimester is less than a pound a week.
August 11, 2013During the second trimester - weeks 15 to 27 of pregnancy - your emotions may feel more stable. You’ll also experience a range of new physical changes.
August 11, 2013One of the key decisions to make in choosing a healthcare provider is whether to use a doctor or a midwife for your pregnancy. In BC, the healthcare system will pay for either - but not both.
August 11, 2013How much weight should you gain in the first trimester of your pregnancy? Not very much.
January 30, 2018Travel by car or plane is generally safe for pregnant women during their first two trimesters. Here are some tips to help increase your comfort and minimize risks.
August 14, 2013Watch to learn more about what you and your developing baby will experience during the 2nd trimester.
January 26, 2018Wondering what's involved in early visits to your doctor or midwife? Here's an overview of what to expect.
August 14, 2013Some foods can be harmful to pregnant women and should be avoided. If you're wondering what not to eat when pregnant, these guidelines will help.
August 2, 2013Pregnancy, especially later pregnancy, can be a real pain in the back. The good news is that following a few basic tips can help keep your spine strong and healthy.
August 10, 2013Shortness of breath is one of the most common concerns for pregnant women. It's caused by the extra demands on your body - and in most cases, it's normal.
August 10, 2013During your second trimester, you’ll see your doctor or midwife about once a month, unless you need extra care.
August 9, 2013Now that you're nearing the end of your pregnancy, you’ll be seeing your doctor or midwife more frequently.
August 8, 2013Pregnancy is a special kind of journey - and you can get a special kind of passport to help.
August 8, 2013Exercise during pregnancy is important to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy. Talk to your doctor or midwife first to make sure it's safe, then make it fun by choosing activities you like.