Canada’s New Food Guide

It’s been 12 years since the last version of Canada’s Food Guide.   I guess better late then never .. right? Do Canadians even care that the new guidelines are out? Is there something new that we don’t already know as a society? Are there going to be groups and industries out there that are going […]

Blue Monday

Today is the day labelled “Blue Monday”.  A day in which people say it’s the most depressing day of the year. Why? Some say it’s because of the credit card statements that show up from the holiday season and people realize how much debt they are in. Others are frustrated that they have failed their […]

HOSPITAL BAG CHECKLIST

Oh the excitement about being pregnant and having a baby has kept you busy! You might have the baby room decorated, clothes washed and put away neatly in the dresser, rocking chair ordered, and bottles washed and ready to go when baby comes home! You think to yourself, I’VE GOT THIS! I AM SOOO READY! […]

MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH

DID YOU KNOW … – An estimated 1/5 women worldwide will experience perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD) – Sign and symptoms can be present during pregnancy and for up to 1 year post baby (if not longer) – An estimated 7-10 women will hide their symptoms in fear of of being labelled having a disorder […]

Become An Organ or Tissue Donor Today

  After the sad tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos almost 1 week ago, there has been a substantial increase in organ and tissue donors in the province of Alberta and across Canada. According to the Canadian Transplant Society, over 1600 people are added to the organ wait list each year.  If 1 person donates their organs […]