You don't have to be labelled with a mental illness to seek help.
Since an infant was found in a recycling bin last fall in Saskatoon, advocates have renewed their campaign for baby hatches, places mothers can leave newborns safely and anonymously.
We found that women who had sex at least weekly or monthly were less likely to enter into early menopause compared to women who engaged in sexual activity less often.
Childbirth used to be a terrifying ordeal. But women were surrounded by others – mothers, aunts, sisters – who brought love and experience. But midway through the 19th century, this changed.
Ancient farmers ensured their children were fed and entertained in a similar way to modern parents.
When there is no "village" to help raise a child, parents often turn to baby books for guidance — but they don't always hold the best advice.
Despite what the statistics suggest, many teenage parents say having a baby has transformed their lives.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex wish to keep the arrival of their baby private – and it's caused some consternation. But this was normal for most medieval women.
Added to the complications of dealing with such a unique type of loss, is the fact that many people feel uncomfortable talking about personal issues with their colleagues.
Encouraging your baby to be active can improve their health in other areas too.
Many parents are told their babies' smiles aren't 'real'. But there is research to suggest otherwise.
Breastfeeding isn't easy, and that's ok – new parents can handle the truth.
It's time to normalise it.
Making mothers happy is important for the wellbeing of the babies. How can we do that?
Domperidone raises levels of prolactin, which increases the production of breast milk. It's safe for mothers and babies, but not all women will experience the same increase in milk volume.
The message given to new parents is the higher the infant weight gain the better. Yet being a big baby and growing fast is a risk factor for childhood obesity.
A widely publicised study that cast doubt on the safety of milk formula was misleading, based on dubiously reported studies and may have serious consequences.
People often tell new parents to avoid 'baby talk' because it will slow down the child's language development. But evidence shows it does the opposite.
The pressure on new mums can be overwhelming, but culturally they are expected to go it alone.
That deafening din was millions of years in the making.