August 4, 2013It’s possible to have a healthy pregnancy if you are vegetarian, but it takes careful planning - you will need extra amounts of iron, calcium, and vitamin B12.
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 4, 2013Most pregnant women are prescribed a daily vitamin and mineral supplement to meet their extra nutritional needs.
August 4, 2013Lots of women have babies in their 30s and beyond. But when it comes to pregnancy care, anyone over 35 is considered to be "of advanced maternal age."
August 3, 2013It’s normal to feel some stress during pregnancy - it’s an exciting time. But too much stress can be unhealthy for you and your baby.
August 3, 2013When you're pregnant, your partner may be your primary support. But no one person can give you all you need, so it's good to have support teams.
August 3, 2013If your partner has threatened or used physical, verbal, emotional or sexual abuse in the past, this may get worse when you're pregnant. Don't be afraid to ask for help.
August 3, 2013Pregnancy can change your sexual relationship, but you and your partner can still be intimate. In fact, this may be a great time to experiment.
August 2, 2013Staying active is good when you’re pregnant. But as your body changes, you need to be careful with certain types of movement to keep yourself, and your baby, safe.
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 2, 2013Smoking and second-hand smoke are harmful before and during pregnancy, and after your baby is born. If you're pregnant and smoke, now is the time for you and your partner to quit or cut back.
August 11, 2013CVS - Chorionic Villus Sampling - is a test that can provide important information about your baby's health.
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.
August 6, 2013Most pregnant women are prescribed multivitamin and mineral supplements. But it’s still important to get essential nutrients from food.
August 11, 2013All women need extra care when they’re pregnant, but certain conditions and situations may call for additional, specialized attention.
August 5, 2013Early in your pregnancy, you can expect to visit your doctor or midwife every four to six weeks.
August 4, 2013Some women experience cravings for certain foods during pregnancy; we've all heard about pickles and ice cream. But some cravings should be reported to your healthcare provider.
August 4, 2013Food safety is extra important when you're pregnant. Follow these tips to avoid bacteria and parasites that may make you sick and affect your unborn baby.
August 5, 2013Your partner and anyone else you'd like can be with you during your labour and birth. Think about who you want to include and make sure they're available.
August 14, 2013The second trimester is a time of rapid growth for your baby (called a fetus). Most of the brain's development begins now and will continue after your baby's birth.
August 5, 2013The first trimester of a pregnancy is the most important time of your babies growth. During this early pregnancy period, learn how your growing baby is changing and developing.