Frequently asked questions

Health Canada


Download the Public Health Agency of Canada's ‘The Sensible Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy’ (PDF) for reliable information on pregnancy.


https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/pregnancy/guide-healthy-pregnancy.html




The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada:


PregnancyInfo.ca is an evidence-based informative website about pregnancy and childbirth for the Canadian public and healthcare professionals.

https://www.pregnancyinfo.ca/

Information on all types of contraception methods available in Canada.


https://www.itsaplan.ca/




The Canadian Paediatric Society


Topics:

Preparing for baby

Pregnancy and birth

Growth and development

Immunization

Nutrition

Injury prevention

Your baby's health

https://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/pregnancybabies-index




Mother to Baby


Fact sheets that answer frequently asked questions about exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding. All medications are listed by generic name. MotherToBaby Fact Sheets are meant for general information purposes and should not replace the advice of your health care provider.

https://mothertobaby.org/fact-sheets-parent/




Physical Activity throughout Pregnancy


New evidence-based guideline outlines the right amount of physical activity women should get throughout pregnancy to promote maternal, fetal, and neonatal health.


https://csepguidelines.ca/guidelines-for-pregnancy/




OMama


OMama is a website and a mobile application (app) that connects you to trusted, evidence-informed pregnancy, birth, and early parenting information (focusing on resources in Ontario, Canada).

http://www.omama.com/en/About-Us.asp

The Better Outcomes Registry and Network (BORN Ontario)[1] launched OMama in November 2015, with the support of eHealth Ontario.




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


If you are about to become a parent, or just had a baby, this handbook is for you. Baby’s Best Chance is a reference guide for parents. Topics covered include pregnancy, birth and parenting a baby up to six months of age.


https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/babys-best-chance




La Leche League Canada - Breastfeeding Information


La Leche League Canada is a registered non profit that provides mother-to-mother/parent-to-parent/peer support for pregnant women, new parents and beyond.

This LLLC Group Typically Meets: 4th Wednesday of the month


https://www.lllc.ca/lllc-windsor




The International Breastfeeding Centre


Dr. Jack Newman is the founder and first pediatrician of the International Breastfeeding Centre. He has been helping breastfeeding mothers and babies for over 38 years. His clinic support helps mothers overcome obstacles so they can breastfeed even when struggling with difficulties. To help with breastfeeding, Dr. Jack Newman personally provides a free email answering service to women and health professionals, maintains this website as a source of reliable breastfeeding information, creates videos for women to learn about breastfeeding.

https://ibconline.ca/

See also: https://www.canadianbreastfeedingfoundation.org/

Ph: 416-498-0002




Expecting & Connecting - Breastfeeding Information


Expecting & Connecting is a midwifery led prenatal and postpartum program open to everyone in Windsor-Essex County. It is a FREE program led by a registered midwife and lactation consultant. You can self-refer by filling out the application on our website. You do not need a referral from a doctor to have a midwife. You can contact us directly. Please use our intake form on our website. If you have questions please call our office at 519-252-4700.





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