Prenatal screening, which is used to identify fetal problems, or the chance that a baby has a chromosomal abnormality like Down Syndrome, has been continuously improving.
Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (NVP) is very common, affecting 80% of women. It also goes by the misnomer “morning sickness” - it can happen at any time of the day, or night.
Regular exercise before and during pregnancy could help women who develop preeclampsia, say researchers from the University of Oregon.
A new clinical opinion paper, "Planned Home Birth: The Professional Responsibility Response" determines how a caregiver should respond to a request for a planned home birth.
Yes, recent news about advances in fertility treatments may offer some women hope, as reported in this week’s Globe and Mail article, Over 40 a
Pregnant women are justifiably wary of any potential harm to their baby and many women ask me about getting the flu shot during pregnancy. We recommend it. Three years ago there was concern about H1N1 and many women were anxious about the virus and the flu shot.
Last week’s Toronto Star article on prenatal depression (depression during pregnancy) highlighted a real issue that we are seeing more and more of i
Whooping cough, a deadly respiratory illness that was once on the wane, is making a comeback in Canada.