The role of a grandparent is unlike any other in the world. When the baby you love and support and raised has a baby of their own, a new kind of love is born. Dr. Dhun Noria, distinguished Chief of Laboratory Medicine at The Scarborough Hospital, knew that this love also comes with responsibility –…

July is Cord blood Awareness Month! We couldn’t be happier that a full month has been dedicated to raising awareness about this precious resource and all its potential! To celebrate, we’re offering expecting parents this   limited time promo code to save $50 upon the purchase of cord blood banking for your little one*: Summer50 Not…

  We’ve all heard of baby proofing the house, but what about baby proofing yourself? Delivering your little one has put a lot of stress on your body. But, now that your baby has arrived, the real work begins! So many of the daily activities that we carry out as parents can take a toll on…

  You’ve done the research. You’ve learned about the banking process, you’ve explored the current applications for cord blood as well as the emerging treatments and you’ve even read (and re-read) the banking FAQs on th e Insception website.  Now, after all your online research, you’re wondering, “what’s next?” before you make your decision. We’re…

  What is Newborn Jaundice? Jaundice is a yellow colour of the skin and/or eyes which occurs when there is too much bilirubin in baby’s blood. It is common in newborn infants. Some babies get jaundice when they are two or three days old. For most babies, this jaundice is not harmful. What causes Jaundice?…

  Getting to the gym pre-baby was hard enough! But, with a little one at home, the challenge grows exponentially. With a little one in tow, Zumba classes and rock climbing may be off the table (temporarily) BUT there are a bunch of great baby-friendly workouts that you can try to get moving! Here’s our…

There’s a lot of misinformation out there about cord blood banking. To help clear up some of the confusion, we’re debunking the top 5 myths about cord blood banking that we’ve come across: Myth #1: “I can’t collect cord blood and delay the clamping of the umbilical cord.” FACT: Delayed cord clamping, following delivery, allows more blood…

Slides. Sleighs. Sweets. Bugs. Oceans. Wizards. And More! WATERLOO REGION, ON – Kids of all ages will be spoiled for choice in Waterloo Region this coming March Break. Expect interesting, fun, unique and even exotic activities from this beautiful part of Southern Ontario. Slides – novice to seasoned skiers and boarders can enjoy all day…

Bear with me this may be long winded, even though I’m out of breath from my new workout. Yes, I worked out this morning…after months and months of procrastination. For 10 years I worked as a fitness coach. Not that into exercise but we owned a gym. Now we don’t and all I do is sit…