The pregnancy

Morning Sickness in Pregnancy: Why does it happen and how can it be controlled?

Morning sickness ain't no fun. If the smell or sheer thought of food is sending you running to the bathroom, then you must read on. Find out all about morning sickness and the ways and means to help control it.

Vitamins and Minerals During Pregnancy

Your nutritional intake during pregnancy has a great impact on your overall health and that of your baby. Whilst a balanced diet is the best way through which to obtain these nutritional requirements, vitamin supplements can also help. 

Dental Care and Hygiene During Pregnancy

Hormonal changes brought on by pregnancy increase the risks of gum disease and this can have an effect on your developing baby. Dr. Sandra J. Eleczko, DDS speaks with Dreaming of Baby on the effects of pregnancy on dental health and best practices to ensure proper dental hygiene and care.

Orgasms After Childbirth – The Role of Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

The pelvic floor muscles have an important role to play in female orgasmic response. Simply put, orgasms go beyond reproduction. Brent Reider highlights the true role of the clitoris and orgasms in a woman's overall well-being.

Exercise After Pregnancy

Pregnancy transforms your body in more ways than one. Dreaming of Baby speaks with the founder of BeFit-Mom, Helene Byrne, on the importance of appropriate exercise after delivery and the benefits of being fit.

Labor Induction: Process, Risks, and Pain Relief

An induction of labor is when medication and other techniques are used to bring on labor. Dr. Monica Lee offers insight on all that you need to know about labor induction, including the why, the how, and the million dollar question we all have: is an induction more painful than a birth that starts on its own?

Pets and a New Baby: Why Planning and Routine are Important

Preparing your furry friend before baby's arrival, as well as having reasonable expectations, helps set you and your pet up for a positive postpartum! Michael Rueb, from the National Cat Protection Society, discusses kids and pets.

Empowered Childbirth

Liza Maltz speaks with Dreaming of Baby on the importance of finding the right care provider and the power of questions for an empowered birth.

The Risks of a Vitamin D Deficiency in Pregnancy

In North America alone, every single day, 1000 babies are born prematurely. Looking into vitamin D deficiency and its role in this phenomenon is hence imperative. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Kecia Gaither, MD., on the importance of adequate vitamin D levels in pregnancy.

Preventing a Folic Acid Deficiency in Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a tough time on your stomach, food intake and energy levels. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Jacqueline Darna, on the importance of folic acid in preventing anemia, and in ensuring a healthy pregnancy.