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Babies & newborns
What’s up ‘down there’ after having a baby?
What’s normal, 'down there’ after having a baby? It’s a question on the minds of many new mothers. As an obstetrician and gynecologist, and new...
Pregnant while on dialysis? Two women share their stories
Yvonne was the first in Canada to carry three babies to term while on nocturnal dialysis. As for Clementine, she carried twins while on dialysis...
Questions about morning sickness drug Diclectin, answered
Our obstetrics team answers your questions about the popular morning sickness drug Diclectin
Butterfly Garden Event at Sunnybrook: Still in our thoughts
Every year, families who have lost a pregnancy or baby at Sunnybrook gather at Sunnybrook’s Women & Babies Butterfly Garden. Kelly Polci, a...
A grandparent’s refresher course on baby care
The Baby Care for Grandparents Workshop, the first of its kind in Canada, runs once a month at Sunnybrook.
Decreasing antibiotic use for preemies in the NICU
A new program has reduced the use of antimicrobial medications in the NICU by 19 per cent. In the long term, the team is aiming for a 55-per-cent...
Experts working to reduce preventable preterm births in Ontario
Dr. Jon Barrett leads a team that is exploring every aspect of preterm birth in Ontario, from pregnancy and delivery to support systems.
NICU nurses sing a holiday carol to preemie baby
Two of Sunnybrook's NICU nurses share the holiday spirit with preemie baby Anya by singing her a carol.
I weighed 2 lbs at birth & spent months in the NICU. Today: I’m doing great
My parents didn’t know what to expect, because as it turns out, I was full of surprises. I surprised them by being a normal kid.