The time-honored profession of midwifery has been practiced in the First Nations, Métis and Inuit communitiesfor generations. As the Women Deliver 2019 Conference kicks off in Vancouver, Lesley Paulette shares her story of helping nurture new moms and their babies in the Northwest Territories.
A staggering 1 in 7 women suffer from perinatal mood disorders, which can begin as early as pregnancy. We take a look at how these scientists are working to find ways to help halt depression in moms at the most critical juncture: before it starts.
It affects nearly one in 10 pregnancies—even if the mother-to-be didn't have diabetes before she conceived. Two experts on the condition share what you should know to help keep you and your baby healthy.