Pregnancy

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When we are expecting a child, we can feel excited, anxious, hopeful, overwhelmed and more. This range of emotions is normal, and may lead you to seek more information and support. Browse our website for information and resources, including what services are available to you through the Health Unit:

  • Preconception health
    Planning on having a baby? Still unsure if parenting is for you? There are a lot of things to consider, even if you’re not planning on having a baby. 
  • Birth plan
    Knowing what to expect during labour and birth can help you to get ready and deal with your labour experience.        
  • Breastfeeding
    A good place to start for breastfeeding information, as well as what supports are available to you through the Health Unit.
  • Nutrition during pregnancy
    What foods should you eat? What should you avoid?
  • Physical activity
    Helpful information for those who were active before becoming pregnant, or would like to start becoming active during pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy testing and options
    Information about pregnancy tests and what options are available to you should your test results be positive.
  • Prenatal classes
    Our prenatal class series is focused on the health of you, your baby, and your family.
  • Sexuality after birth
    After the birth of your baby, many factors contribute to changes in your sexual relationship. Learn more here.
  • Genetic screening
    Individuals/ couples who are currently pregnant or are planning a pregnancy may be referred to the Genetics Program.
North Bay
Parry Sound
Burk's Falls

345 Oak Street West

705-474-1400

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

705-746-5801

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)

1-800-563-2808