The pregnancy

The risks of conceiving with an IUD

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the Soroka University Medical Center have found that conceiving while using an intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) carries specific risks both for the baby and the mom.

Kids And Pets: Training, and the Best Breed for a Young Family

Logan Beauregard from A Helping Paw shares with Dreaming of Baby tips for preparing your dog for baby, offers insight on training, and has some advice when it comes to choosing the best breed for your young family.

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.

Tips for Parenting Dogs and Babies

Katie Nitti, of Dog Walk NYC, shares tips on choosing a breed, what having a pet and a baby entails, and why you should never get a dog when already pregnant.

Preparing Your Pet for a Newborn

If you're a household with a pet or two and a baby on the way, it's wise to start preparing your furry friend(s) for the new arrival. Jessica Eden O'Neill, a Canine Behavior Expert, shows us how.

What is a Doula?

What does a Doula really do? Darby Morris, founder of Sweetbay Doula, goes in-depth into the role of the doula and the support they provide.

Informed Choice in Childbirth and the Postpartum

Making informed decisions based on a knowledge of available options is a step towards a more positive and empowering childbirth and postpartum experience. Jamie Slotter, The Homesteading Doula, speaks with Dreaming of Baby on the power of informed choice at every stage of labor and the less talked about fourth trimester once baby is home.

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.

Medical Negligence During Childbirth

When a birth injury is the result of medical negligence, you have a right to file a medical malpractice claim. Dreaming of Baby speaks with the law firm Pegalis & Erickson, LLC on what constitutes medical negligence and what parents should know about the medical malpractice claim process.

What No One Tells You About Pregnancy, Childbirth and Parenthood

Even if we get the nine-month preparatory period, plenty of aspects of parenthood can be quite the cold shower when you’re least expecting it. Dawn Dais, author of “The Sh!t No One Tells You”, bares all about pregnancy, childbirth, and life with kids.