Pregnancy

Want to know what to expect during pregnancy? Learn about pregnancy symptoms, stages and get tips on nutrition, exercise, wellness and more.

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Surviving university/school while pregnant

Towards the end of 2017, I made the decision to go back to school. I had been in my new job for almost six...
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6 ways to ace birth partnering

Gone are the days of fathers anxiously pacing the hospital corridors, cigars at the ready for when they announce the arrival of a healthy...
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The dos and don’ts of supporting women after a miscarriage

So your friend decides to forget the “12 week rule” and tells her family and social networks she is pregnant. She knows the stats...
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Trying to conceive

Falling pregnant seems like a simple enough task, right? Truth is, when you’re in the thick of things, regardless of how long you’ve been...
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Overcoming vaccination myths: Could addressing the facts during prenatal visits help?

During pregnancy, expectant parents spend countless hours sifting through online resources to make the “right” medical choices for their baby. In addition to decorating...
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Midwives & the right of women to give birth the way they want to

Giving birth is a significant life event that should aim for a healthy baby and mother. There are growing calls for women to give...
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‘Sweet as can bee’ baby shower

Gendered baby showers are not for everybody. Perhaps you only wish to know the gender of your baby at birth, or maybe you’re expecting...
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Myths about miscarriages

Feelings of grief and loss are common among women who have experienced a miscarriage. To worsen the situation, there are plenty of myths and...
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Oral health during pregnancy

Pregnancy brings about many changes in your body, not least of which can be problems with your teeth and gums. This Oral Health Month,...
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Establishing early gut integrity

Our modern society has led us down a path of distrusting the natural process of childbirth and towards an often clinical, scheduled event. I...
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