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Content Tagged: pregnancy

From no babies to three babies: We’re all pregnant at the same time!

My name is Mia. My husband and I have been trying to have a baby for the last three years. We’ve had two miscarriages and recently found out that we are pregnant. We were so relieved to reach the 12 week mark, and to be able to announce to our families at Christmas that we […]

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I’m pregnant with my first baby and due to give birth in the next few months. I’ve experienced depression in the past, and am worried that I might develop post-partum depression. What are the risk factors and warning signs? What should I do to decrease my likelihood of developing post-partum depression?

Written by our mental health expert, Dr. Emily Koert, Registered Clinical Counsellor. We know that if you’ve had an episode of depression in the past, you’re more likely to develop post-partum depression. However, don’t despair – the fact that you’re aware of the risk means that you can intervene earlier, so that it’s less likely […]

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UPDATE: Couple expecting two sets of twins welcomes four healthy baby girls

Tyson and Ashley Gardner, a USA-based couple from Utah, had been shocked to learn that they were expecting quadruplets after 8 years of infertility. Happily, they are now the proud parents of not one but two sets of twin girls: Indie, Esme, Scarlett, and Evangeline. Ashley gave birth via caesarian section. All of the babies […]

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I’m 19 and I’ve just been diagnosed with endometriosis. I know I want to have kids in the future, but I’m still pretty young and don’t have a partner. I’m wondering how this could impact my future fertility in terms of the different treatment options? What should I be considering if I’d like to have a child in the future?

Written by our medical expert Dr. Beth Taylor, co-founder and co-director of Olive Fertility Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia.  Endometriosis is a typically painful condition caused by the uterine lining (called endometrium) being located outside the uterus. These patches of uterine lining can be on the bowel, bladder, and around the uterus, ovaries and tubes. Endometriosis […]

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