Preconception and Conception

Deciding to have a second child

Deciding to have a second child

You have been dreaming of another child for a long time and your daughter would love to have a little brother but it is such an important decision! Should you have a second child?

February 4, 2019
Trying to conceive

Trying to conceive

Have you ever experienced the disappointment of not being able to get pregnant? Once, twice, three times? The desire to have a child is so intense that it makes the waiting period unbearable. Just remember to never lose hope.

January 28, 2019
Getting ready for your pregnancy

Getting ready for your pregnancy

It’s time! You're ready to embark on the great adventure of maternity and discover the joys of being a mother! Here are some useful tips to help you be better prepared.

October 23, 2017
The miracle of conception

The miracle of conception

If we consider all the complex hormonal processes leading to pregnancy and all the hurdles sperm must get over to fertilize the egg, we can surely speak of "the miracle of life”.

March 23, 2015
Conception myths and facts

Conception myths and facts

Half-truths, myths, facts and rumours about conception and fertility are spreading around faster than wild fire. Here are 12 pieces of information to help demystify the true from the false! 

November 1, 2012
Forcing your partner to have a baby

Forcing your partner to have a baby

You can’t wait to start or expand your family. However, your partner seems more than a little reluctant to discuss it. Should you put some pressure on him to convince him?

November 1, 2012
False pregnancy

False pregnancy

Doctors are sometimes visited by women that have all the symptoms of pregnancy without actually having a fetus. How can a false pregnancy be explained?

October 24, 2012
I want a baby!

I want a baby!

Once the decision to have a baby has been taken, you hope that the process of trying to conceive will not last for ages. If you are lucky, you will soon know the joy of bearing a child.

October 1, 2012
Am I ready to become a mother?

Am I ready to become a mother?

You think about it a lot, you like your nephew as if he was your own son and you would adopt him if you could but are you truly ready to have a child?

September 11, 2012
Egg donation

Egg donation

You cannot donate eggs like you donate blood. The process is long and a donor cannot be paid, which promotes “reproductive tourism”.

February 1, 2012
Am I pregnant?

Am I pregnant?

Here is a list of subtle and early signs of pregnancy. They are subtle in some women and early in others. Let’s see.

September 30, 2011
Late pregnancy

Late pregnancy

Late pregnancies are at greater risk than others but in general, if women follow the recommendations of their doctor, they experience normal pregnancies. 

September 8, 2011
Ovulation

Ovulation

Throughout your menstrual cycle, ovulation is the best time to get pregnant. However, the time laps may vary from one woman to another if her cycle is short, normal or long.

September 27, 2010
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