Nancy Da Silva

Baby Names for Twins: Picking Names for Your Twins

By Nancy Da Silva

Your babies may have shared your body. They may have lived in the same uterus and been born within minutes of each other but they are most definitely two very different people. They may even look alike if they’re identical twins but they are not the same. » Read more

Tanning During Pregnancy: Is It Safe?

By Nancy Da Silva

You and the sun are one. You love nothing more than sitting out in the sun, relaxing and soaking up its rays and getting that perfect golden tan. Once the cold weather hits, not one to let Old Man Winter steal your fun, you head over to your friendly neighbourhood tanning salon for some rays via more mechanical methods. » Read more

Should I Worry That My Baby Is Overweight?

By Nancy Da Silva

A fat baby is a happy baby. That’s been the rule of thumb for generations, but in this day and age that old adage could be doing more harm than good. ‘Fat’ in your grandma’s day and ‘fat’ today refer to very different ideals. In your ancestor’s time, the diet was a lot more wholesome with chemical and additive free foods. » Read more

Dealing With Back Labor

By Nancy Da Silva

Pain is an expected part of labor for the majority of women, though thankfully these days due to the miracle of epidurals, we need not suffer as intensely as our ancestors. » Read more

Becoming A Dad: What You Need To Know

By Nancy Da Silva

In all the excitement of announcing a pregnancy, the dad sometimes gets pushed aside. It’s as if the mother created the baby inside of her all by her lonesome. Science is advanced, no debate there. But it’s not that advanced just yet. » Read more