Why progressive parental leave policy isn’t a game-changer

Stacy Lee Kong: The offer of more flexible parental leave in Canada is likely to hurt moms—and dads—unless companies make larger culture changes

How Indigenous midwives are helping women reclaim childbirth

Indigenous women in remote parts of the country have to travel hundreds of kilometres to give birth. A growing revival of midwifery in communities is changing that


Parents of stillborn children find solace in photography

Approximately seven out of every 1,000 babies in Canada are born still. Here’s why keeping pictures of those babies can help ease parents’ sense of loss.

Forget teen pregnancies. Older moms are the new normal.

For the first time in recorded Canadian history, mothers over 40 are officially having more kids than teens are.

The princess is home! The 8th, and last stage of the #GreatKateWait

Just as there are five stages of grief, there are eight stages of royal pregnancies. Patricia Treble explains.

How a cheap, simple test could stop a pregnancy killer

Pre-eclampsia is a common and deadly complication of pregnancy worldwide, but that may be about to change

A new kind of mid-life crisis: Unwanted pregnancies

It’s not just a teen concern anymore. Unwanted pregnancies–and abortions–are rising among women in their 30s and 40s

Good news, bad news

A hero during the Bearskin Airlines crash, and Supreme confusion in the courts


Yummy mummy war: Kate’s toned tummy 1, Kim K.’s butt 0

Yesterday professional celeb Kim Kardashian posted a selfie on Instagram showing off her post-pregnancy butt (and flashing quite the side cleavage in the process).

What to really expect when you’re expecting

Emily Oster took your questions on pregnancy advice (a lot of which is just plain wrong)

Kate vanquishes ‘baby bump’ police

Attention Twitterverse: This is what a healthy post-partum body looks like


Tweeting the Great Kate Wait

While cynics do their best to pretend to ignore the royal birth, the rest of the twittersphere erupts.

The first person to tweet the news was freelance photographer Jesal Parshotam, who was staking out one of the hospital’s many entrances when two cars pulled up and Kate and William quickly got out.

Kate Middleton has gone into hospital… #royal #worldexclusive @IkonPictures #LindoWing #RoyalBaby #RoyalBabyWatch