Labor & Birth

With preemies able to survive at much younger ages every year, do you think doctors should be obligated to provide care to preemies born at 22 weeks?

Tough Choices: Should Doctors Provide Care For Preemies Born At 22 Weeks?

A recent article from the National Post is making waves. Check out the article: Canadian pediatricians recommend letting 22-week-old preemies die. Should doctors try to save the tiny newborns?  This article is heavy, but an important issue that is affecting the care options for parents of preemies born at 22 and 23 weeks. The article …

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I wish I knew that there were so many natural childbirth methods during my pregnancy. The Bradley Method, Lamaze, Alexander technique- how do you know which is right for you?

Natural Childbirth Methods: There’s More than One Way to Have a Baby!

Think there’s only one way to have a baby when it comes to natural childbirth methods? Think again! While many natural childbirth methods have common aspects, each method offers a little something different. If you’re planning to go the natural route, knowing which method is right for you can mean the difference between success and …

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Breastfeeding photo takes down Instagram account

Breastfeeding Photo Deemed Offensive, Takes Down Mom’s Instagram Account

A Toronto mom lost her Instagram account after she shared a breastfeeding photo with her and her daughter. CTV News shared the story of Heather Bays, a professional photographer who is completely heartbroken after losing her account. Bays not only used Instagram to document her own journey as a mom, but also to showcase her …

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Breastfeeding in Public: Is it Indecent or Natural?

Is breastfeeding in public a natural act of feeding a child or is it indecent? Both sides of the debate have very strong opinions! Check out the different arguments and decide for yourself if women should be left to feed their babies in peace or banned from public breastfeeding entirely.

Guest Post: The Best of The Breast: Why Every Mother Should Own a Breast Pump

Guest post by: Tanya Allsop at BreastPumpReviewSite.com Many of us who have babies are familiar with some recent formula recalls. It has made a lot of mothers second guess ever giving formula to our babies, and instead opting to exclusively breastfeed our babies. Not only breast milk and breastfeeding is beneficial for baby and mom , …

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Breastfeeding versus Formula Feeding: The Pros and Cons of Each

In the breastfeeding versus formula feeding debate, both sides present valid arguments for the pros, and both sides have their downfalls. The debate between breastfeeding versus formula feeding has long been a raging one on parenting forums, in mommy playgroups and anywhere else that moms or soon-to-be moms gather. It can get really heated and …

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My Journey Through Post-Partum Depression: The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow

I have to admit to eating my share of humble pie in the last two years.  In regards to my knowledge of child development and confidence in parenting skills, I didn’t think I was arrogant or proud, merely experienced.  When post-partum depression literally knocked me off my feet in the first few days of motherhood, humble pie …

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