We encourage women to educate themselves about maternal and child health.
The sites below have been reviewed by our group, and are published by healthcare professionals.
Your doctor can answer any questions you have or clarify information you have heard or read.
We also recommend prenatal classes.
Bilingual Online Ontario Breastfeeding
Baby-Friendly Infant Feeding Policy
Prenatal Colostrum Collection Handout
General Pregnancy and Postpartum Information Sites:
Information on Pregnancy and Childbirth from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada
Speak to a Public Health Nurse about Pregnancy, Birth, Breastfeeding and Parenting
Newborn screening is done shortly after birth to look for rare but treatable diseases. Finding diseases early through screening can prevent serious health problems and save lives.
Information about all Stages of pregnancy, Labour & Birth, Postpartum and Newborn Care. Also available as an app!
WDG Public Health Pregnancy Info including Pregnancy and Parenting Support Line and information about Prenatal classes
An infant stool colour card (ISCC) is used to identify pale stools, which are often an early symptom of Biliary Atresia; a rare but serious disease of the liver and bile ducts.
Your newborn is precious, and so is there hearing. Hearing loss can affect the development of speech, language and social skills. Book your baby's hearing screen.