Before Baby Is Born

pregnant woman holding booties on her stomach


Expecting? Congratulations! There are many things you can do to ensure you have the healthiest pregnancy possible.

Find out about our Prenatal Classes & Services, as well as information on having a Healthy Pregnancy, Preparing to Breastfeed, Labour and Birth and Caring for Your Baby.

Visit these sites below to learn more information about having the healthiest pregnancy possible! If you have questions about any of the information, please do not hesitate to contact us by email or by phone 1-800-563-2808 x 5285 to speak with a Public Health Nurse.

Healthy Pregnancy


A Healthy Pregnancy Is In Your Hands

Healthy Pregnancy

Early Childhood



Online Prenatal Books


Baby's Best Chance: Parents' Handbook of Pregnancy and Baby Care

The Sensible Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy (PDF)





Laid Back Breastfeeding



Maternal & Child Development Topics


Pregnancy & Babies Resource Centre

Alcohol Free Pregnancy

Canadian Paediatric Society

Best Start: Maternal Newborn & Early Child Development Resource Centre

Healthy Babies, Healthy Brain

Children's Health & Environment



Postpartum Mood Disorders


Life With a New Baby

Postpartum Support

Postpartum Mood Disorders Project





EatRight Ontario

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Pregnancy

Canada's Food Guide



Smoking Cessation


Pregnets - Information on smoking cessation practices for pregnant and postpartum women

Smoker's Helpline



Car Seats


Car Seat Safety

Safe & Secure





Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists of Canada

Canadian Association of Midwives


Pregnancy & Infant Loss Network




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