A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests that women born prematurely may face a higher risk of complications in pregnancy. The researchers at Montreal's Sainte-Justine University Hospital found that "Overall, nearly 20 per cent of women born at less than 32 weeks had at least one pregnancy complication, compared with 13 per cent among those born at 32 to 36 weeks and almost 12 per cent for those born at term."
Mushy peas and iron-fortified baby cereal aren't the only foods on the menu for babies. According to Canadian guidelines, six-month-olds can be offered foods, such as meat, fish poultry and meat alternatives to meet infant iron requirements. Find out more from CBCNews.ca
During this past year, Montreal has seen 65 more cases of the highly contagious whooping cough compared to the same time last year, bringing that number up to 106. CBC News reports that of the nearly 700 cases in Quebec, 80 per cent of the cases this year are in children under 15. Health officials say that delaying vaccinating children is a major factor in the surge of pertussis cases. Watch the full story on CBCNews.ca.
Home ownership is often related to the "American Dream," and is as much a part of the Canadian identity as it is in the U.S., but does home ownership make sense for a mobile workforce dealing with fluctuating property values? CBCNews.ca asks, "Should we stop encouraging home ownership?"
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