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What kind of care will you need when you’re pregnant? Will you want a midwife? What about a doula?  

Here's some information to help you decide.

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Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership

December 23, 2016 by HealthyFamilies BC

Nurse-Family Partnership is a free public health program for women having their first baby and ensures they both receive support during pregnancy and after the child is born up to two years of age.
Register Your Pregnancy for Prenatal Care

Register Your Pregnancy for Prenatal Care

April 15, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Pregnancy is an exciting time! It's also a time full of physical, emotional and life changes. Get the best possible support during and after pregnancy by registering with your local health authority.
Advice When Considering a Midwife or Doctor

Advice When Considering a Midwife or Doctor

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

One of the key decisions to make in choosing a healthcare provider is whether to use a doctor or a midwife for your pregnancy. In BC, the healthcare system will pay for either - but not both.
Special Concerns During Pregnancy

Special Concerns During Pregnancy

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

All women need extra care when they’re pregnant, but certain conditions and situations may call for additional, specialized attention.
When to Call Your Healthcare Provider

When to Call Your Healthcare Provider

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Lots of different things happen to your body when you’re pregnant and - especially if you're pregnant for the first time - it's not always easy to know when to ask for help.
Pregnancy Passport is a booklet to support you in having a healthy pregnancy

Getting Your Pregnancy Passport

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Pregnancy is a special kind of journey - and you can get a special kind of passport to help.
Choosing Your Healthcare Provider

Choosing Your Healthcare Provider

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Your healthcare provider - doctor or midwife - can help you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

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