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Though take-home pregnancy tests are ubiquitous today, they didn't exist before the 1970s. ...

There are a few reasons why you will experience vaginal bleeding after the birth of your baby. During your pregnancy, the placenta is attached to the inner wall of your womb. ...

Does your newborn get grumpy after mealtimes? Don't be offended. It's nothing to do with you. It's probably because she's swallowed some air alongside her milk, making her uncomfortably full. The solution? Burping. ...

Having your second child brings with it beautiful moments that are different from those you experienced with your first. One particular joy is watching your two children meet each other, bond, and build a relationship. ...

Sarah graduated with honors from the Midwifery Science program and has been a Registered Midwife in Canada since 2011. She has practiced as a Midwife in both Urban and Rural areas in Canada and has also volunteered internationally in Guatemala and Haiti. ...

As with any decision you make regarding your little one, it’s best to have all of the information to guide you! Choosing whether or not to breastfeed is your own personal choice....

Most of the common tropes we have about pregnancy- pregnancy brain, increased appetite, and so on- we get from movies and TV shows. ...

The majority of pregnant women experience bloating during their term. But you can take heart knowing that this, too, will end- and you’ll be left with a flat stomach and a baby in your arms. ...

One of the biggest worries for first-time parents is the idea of coping with very little sleep once your bundle of joy arrives. It is a well-known and popular source of conversation among most parents about how well your baby is sleeping; with a full...

Almost every mom, at one time or another, has felt the shame and anger that is triggered by the phenomenon of ‘mom-shaming' and I’m sorry to tell any soon-to-be moms that you will probably experience it too. So what is mom-shaming? ...

Hayley is a Senior Midwife and was the first instructor to join The Baby Academy in Canada. Hayley brings a wealth of experience to The Baby Academy....

Crystal is a Midwife who brings a wealth of experience to The Baby Academy with almost a decade of Midwifery in Canada....

Alexia is a Registered Midwife practicing extended scope Midwifery in a busy and diverse Canadian community....

Sue is co-founder of The Baby Academy, Nurse, Midwife, Childbirth Instructor, and a busy Mum of two. With over 15 years’ experience, Sue has worked in all areas of Midwifery such as Birthing Suite, Antenatal wards, Postnatal wards and currently manages The Antenatal Education Department...

A show is something that, like labour, can sometimes cause a little confusion...

Labour, the clue is in the name! I have been there myself twice and supported lots of women through their journey and I can safely say, it is hard work...

My hubby Steve used to take the lead on the baby baths...

Teething can sometimes catch you and your little one out…one day they are happy and in a perfect routine, the next, you’re both a hot, grumpy mess!...

While healthy eating is important for us all… it is of extra importance when growing your new little baby or indeed…. babies!!...

Safe sleep for babies is such an important topic which is why we teach it as part of our FREE Baby Care Workshop for first-time expectant parents....

Finding out you are expecting is super exciting but this also might be the first time you step into the realm of NHS and hospital care....

Our FREE Baby Care Workshop centres around safe sleep for your baby, but we often forget about safe sleep during pregnancy. Our Experts recommend for pregnant women to sleep on their sides from the 2nd trimester on....

Hopefully, you'll have a happy and problem-free pregnancy but in the case where you think your unborn baby may be unwell, you should seek medical attention. The problem is, some women are unsure whether the niggles they feel are 'ok' or not....