Category: Health advice

Stretch Marks during Pregnancy

Stretch Marks during Pregnancy

Don’t forget to read Tattoos and Pregnancy. Definition and explanation why: Stretch marks, which are medically known as striae gravidarum, occur in about 63% of
Baby/Child First-Aid Kit

Baby/Child First-Aid Kit

Here is a list of important items and numbers to put in your first-aid kit for your baby or your first-aid kit for your child.
Is there a method to prevent perineal complications?

Is there a method to prevent perineal complications?

I am a nurse and heard about Dr. de Gasquet’s method, which tries to prevent perineal complications during pregnancy and childbirth. Can you tell me
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,
Multiple Pregnancy

Multiple Pregnancy

I loved being pregnant, but don’t think I had the perfect pregnancy!  I wasn’t able to eat breakfast during the first trimester. I would get
My wrist hurts at night and feels numb. Why?

My wrist hurts at night and feels numb. Why?

What’s happening, Marie? I can’t pick up a plate because my wrist hurts in the evening. I wake up frequently because I feel numb. Do
Failure to Conceive: Fertility Tests for Women

Failure to Conceive: Fertility Tests for Women

Hello Everyone, Infertility is a huge topic! After writing a general article about infertility, and a second about factors that can influence reproduction, I want
Fathers and Breastfeeding

Fathers and Breastfeeding

We try to promote contact, closeness, the link with your baby after their birth. Create conditions for a close relationship between you and your young
We are hard on mothers (and future mothers)!

We are hard on mothers (and future mothers)!

To read the previous part of Charlotte's story, go to Almost 36 Weeks Pregnant!  Dear Mothers, I am 36 weeks, 3 days pregnant. When I
Can I lose my baby if I continue to play sports while pregnant?

Can I lose my baby if I continue to play sports while pregnant?

Marie, I am 16 weeks pregnant and naturally sportive, but people are telling me to stop playing sports because I could lose my baby. Do
Transporting Breast Milk

Transporting Breast Milk

Did you read the previous part, How to Donate Breast Milk? Avez-vous lu la partie précédente sur Comment faire un don de lait maternel? There
Diet While Pregnant

Diet While Pregnant

Did you read the first part? Eating Well for a Healthy Pregnancy? A pregnant woman doesn’t have to eat for two! That’s a timeless myth.