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Gestational Diabetes Diagnostic Test

Gestational Diabetes Diagnostic Test

To learn about test characteristics, read Gestational Diabetes Screening Tests. The diagnostic test for gestational diabetes is called an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT). The
My baby hasn’t regained their birth weight. Should I be worried?

My baby hasn’t regained their birth weight. Should I be worried?

My baby is one week old and has not regained its birth weight. The nurses seem to be really worried. I don’t feel secure.
Tattoos, Piercings and Pregnancy

Tattoos, Piercings and Pregnancy

Today, tattoos are trendy at any age. In Canada, this started during the 1990s, and today almost three out of five people have a tattoo,
Practical Tips to Help with Nipple Injuries and Pain

Practical Tips to Help with Nipple Injuries and Pain

Here are the practical tips to help with nipple injuries and nipple pain.
The main causes of a weakening of a pregnant woman’s the pelvic floor

The main causes of a weakening of a pregnant woman’s the pelvic floor

To read the start of the article, go to Strengthening the Pelvic Floor (in french). In this article, the leading causes of a weakening of
How do I know when the baby is ready to breastfeed after birth?

How do I know when the baby is ready to breastfeed after birth?

Marie, I have a silly question, but here it goes. How do I know if the baby is ready to breastfeed after birth? This will
What should you consider when buying a nursing bra?

What should you consider when buying a nursing bra?

To learn about the ideal time to buy a nursing bra, go to When should I buy a nursing bra? What should you consider when
Medications and Breastfeeding

Medications and Breastfeeding

Article updated on April 2024. In a previous article, we talked about over the counter medications permitted during pregnancy. Many readers liked the content and
Tick-tock…Anguish as time passes both too slowly and too quickly…

Tick-tock…Anguish as time passes both too slowly and too quickly…

To read the previous part of Chantal’s story, go to Our beautiful adventure will finally start in a few weeks. Pour lire la partie précédente
I gave birth and am losing my hair!

I gave birth and am losing my hair!

Marie, I don’t know what to do! Since I gave birth, I am losing all my hair just with my fingers or my hairbrush! I
What is pemphigoid gestationis?

What is pemphigoid gestationis?

I was diagnosed with pemphigoid gestationis. I didn’t know how to react to the doctor. I have no idea what that means. Can you help?
Stem Cells and Umbilical Cord Blood

Stem Cells and Umbilical Cord Blood

Over the past several years, the subject of stem cells from umbilical cord blood has been very popular. Significant steps have been taken, and new