Fertility & Pregnancy

Trying to conceive? Already pregnant and worried about whether those skin changes, weird cravings, and random aches are normal? From the moment you start thinking about adding on to your family until the first breath your newborn takes, we'll be there! Whether it's detailed information on warning signs to keep an eye out for or encouragement to help you find the right solution for infertility, we are dedicated to bringing you all the topics you need to have a happy, healthy pregnancy.

Prenatal Pilates: Is it a Good Fit For You?

Prenatal Pilates: Is it a Good Fit For You?- OurFamilyWorld

Thinking about trying out prenatal Pilates? You may be wondering if it’s a good fit, and whether it’s safe for your baby. The good news is, if you’re in generally good health, then prenatal Pilates can be a great way to stay in shape during pregnancy. Of course, with any exercise regimen, there are factors to consider. You should always talk to your doctor before starting any new workout program! What is Prenatal Pilates? Pilates is a system of exercise designed to strengthen your core muscles and increase your flexibility. It’s very … [Read more...]

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The Stork Brings Assisted Reproductive Technology to Your Home #TheStorkCAN

The Stork Brings Assisted Reproductive Technology to Your Home

Did you know that one in six Canadians struggles with infertility? The thing is, while so many people struggle with the same issue, it's still a deeply personal one that can leave you feeling very alone. That sense of loneliness is worse when everyone around you is getting pregnant with no problem! Factor in the fact that only about 15% of those couples can afford fertility treatments, and infertility can become crushing. The Stork is Landing in Canada We're excited to tell you about a new fertility product launching in Canada. It's aptly … [Read more...]

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Stay Comfy & Get Fit in these Pregnancy Workout Clothes

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Finding pregnancy workout clothes that accommodate your growing belly isn't really that difficult. In fact, it's probably easier than finding most other maternity clothing! As long as you go with breathable, flexible fabrics, there is no reason you have to limit yourself to the maternity section of your favorite store. The key to finding good pregnancy workout clothes is to opt for items that can grow with your belly. Pants with draw string waists, shirts that fit snugly yet offer room for expansion and, most important of all, supportive … [Read more...]

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Safety Tips for Exercising During Pregnancy

Safety tips for exercising during pregnancy

Exercising during pregnancy is a great way to keep your body in shape. When done correctly (after consulting with your doctor), it’s typically perfectly safe for both you and your baby. Still, there are a few things you need to watch out for! Take a look at our safety tips for exercising during pregnancy. First things first: what to know before you start exercising during pregnancy Talk to your doctor first. Before you start exercising during pregnancy, it’s important to discuss your workout plans with your doctor or midwife. They can … [Read more...]

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The Stork is Landing Soon in Canada! #TheStorkIsComing

Stork is Coming to Canada

Are you ready for the NEW, over-the-counter conception aid? The Stork is coming to Canada this summer. Available exclusively at your local Rexall Pharmacy. Sign up for special offers and to be notified when it is available in-store here: http://bit.ly/1tfBhFQ #TheStorkIsComing … [Read more...]

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Fun Ways to Reveal Your Baby’s Gender During Your Pregnancy

Gender reveal during pregnancy

If you decide to find out your baby's gender, one of the most fun parts of pregnancy is sharing that news with others! I really wish I had been more creative when I found out I was having a boy. I was inspired to write this post after I saw my friend, Marla, share the most adorable gender reveal cake that she baked for another friend. I thought it was just so creative! Then I thought "hey, I bet there are other really fun ways to reveal your baby's gender during pregnancy" and got to work finding them! Take a look at my favorites! Creative … [Read more...]

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Enjoy Cravings Minus Morning Sickness with Sea-Band Mama! #SeaBandMamaMorningSicknessRelief

Sea-Band Mama

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Sea-Band Mama. The opinions and text are all mine. Forget morning sickness, when I was pregnant with my son I had morning, afternoon, evening and middle of the night sickness! Just about everything made me nauseous. At the same time I was dealing with new cravings. During my first trimester, all I wanted was orange juice! Then, one night, I craved strawberry shortcake so badly that I made my husband and his friend drive me to every single restaurant in the area until I found the … [Read more...]

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Colief Helps You Remember Happy Times with Your Baby! #ReducedCrying

Colief Colic Relief

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Colief®. The opinions and text are all mine. After waiting for my son for over six years and going through a very rough delivery (8 weeks early!), I thought once I got him home from the NICU, everything would be sunshine and roses. I was naïve, or perhaps delusional from sleep deprivation! I thought we'd get through the rough patch of waiting for Jacob to grow into preemie clothes, lose the apnea monitor and dealing with my post-op complications. Then it would all be wonderful, just … [Read more...]

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Must-Haves and Nice-to-Haves for Your Baby Registry

BabyRegistry ideas

Oh the power of that little scan gun when it comes to filling your baby registry! You walk into your favorite baby store, after a few minutes they hand you an electronic scanning gun, and you get to go crazy... and if it is your first child, that is what you will do! How do I know? Because that is exactly what I did! We selected two, or three, of everything. One version that we really wanted, another version that we kinda liked, and a third that we knew was affordable for family feeling crunched. We thought we were being thoughtful - our … [Read more...]

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Raising Money for Fertility Treatments through Crowdfunding

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Would you try raising money for infertility through crowdfunding? We came across an interesting article that talked about how couples are doing just that! An increasing number of couples are struggling with infertility. Fertility treatments cost a LOT of money - much more money than the typical couple has at their disposal - tens of thousands of dollars! So how can the average couple go about raising money for fertility treatments? Increasingly, couples are turning to a new way of raising money: crowdfunding sites such as Go Fund Me and … [Read more...]

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