Childbirth

A pregnant couple.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.

The Healthy Pregnancy Guide

Public Health Agency of Canada’s The Healthy Pregnancy Guide offers great information about:

  • Healthy eating during pregnancy
  • Physical activity during pregnancy
  • Healthy weight gain during pregnancy
  • Tobacco and pregnancy
  • Alcohol and pregnancy

​Prenatal Courses

The Health Unit offers free in-class and online prenatal courses. Our courses include information on:

  • Changes during pregnancy
  • Managing labour and delivery
  • Newborn care
  • Breastfeeding