expecting mother holding belly

Having a baby may fill your mind with both excitement and doubt. You may have questions and concerns even if it’s not your first pregnancy.

Below are some credible websites and resources where you will find useful information to help you through this exciting time as well as information on services.

If you have any questions related to pregnancy, call our Healthy Families Hotline and speak with one of our Public Health Nurses at 519-258-2146 ext. 1350.


Your Guide to A Healthy Pregnancy  
This Public Health Agency of Canada’s resource offers great information related to healthy pregnancy. Some topics include:

  • Healthy eating during pregnancy
  • Physical activity during pregnancy
  • Your developing baby
  • Preparing for birth
  • Tobacco, Vaping and pregnancy
  • Alcohol and pregnancy
  • Cannabis and Pregnancy

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Baby  
This resource includes information about baby-building nutrients, provides guidance on which foods to avoid/limit, and includes sample menus and recipes. Available in English and French.



WECHU Prenatal Programs

Health 811  
Call 811 or (TTY: 1-866-797-0007)  
Health 811 connects you with a registered nurse for free and confidential health advice available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  


OMama is a website that connects women and families in Ontario to trusted pregnancy, birth and early parenting information.

Caring for Kids  
This website is developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society and has a section that provides reliable information on pregnancy and preparing for baby.