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Having a baby is one of the most exciting challenges life has to offer.  

Here's some information that can help you through the early stages - from planning a pregnancy all the way through to welcoming a newborn into your family.

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Pain Relief Options for Labour and Birth

Pain Relief Options for Labour and Birth

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Pain is a natural part of labour and birth, but every woman's experience is different. Similarly, there are lots of different approaches to managing pain.
Safe Travel During Pregnancy

Safe Travel During Pregnancy

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Travel by car or plane is generally safe for pregnant women during their first two trimesters. Here are some tips to help increase your comfort and minimize risks.
Special Health Concerns During Pregnancy

Special Health Concerns During Pregnancy

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

During pregnancy, here is a look at some common complications women may experience - and what to do if they happen to you.
Strengthening your pelvis after birth with Kegel exercises

Strengthening Your Pelvis After Birth (Kegel Exercises)

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Kegel exercises help to strengthen the vaginal and perineal area. These muscles support your baby while you're pregnant.
Healthy Vegetarian Eating During Pregnancy

Healthy Vegetarian Eating During Pregnancy

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

It’s possible to have a healthy pregnancy if you are vegetarian, but it takes careful planning - you will need extra amounts of iron, calcium, and vitamin B12.
Sexually Transmitted Infections During Pregnancy

Sexually Transmitted Infections During Pregnancy

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

During pregnancy, it's important to speak with your healthcare provider about sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Embryo and Fetal Development In the First Trimester

Embryo and Fetal Development In the First Trimester

January 29, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

The first trimester of a pregnancy is the most important time of your babies growth. During this early pregnancy period, learn how your growing baby is changing and developing.
Morning Sickness In the First Trimester

Morning Sickness In the First Trimester

January 29, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Morning sickness happens in the morning, right? Not necessarily.
Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

January 29, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Healthy eating is always important and when you’re pregnant it's vital. Here is a guide on what to eat when pregnant to ensure that you and your baby get all the nutrition you need.
Coping With Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

Coping With Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

January 26, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Postpartum depression and anxiety can happen after birth or adoption. The condition is common.

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  3. Pregnancy & Parenting
    1. Pregnancy & Birth
    2. Babies (0-12 months)
    3. Toddlers (12-36 months)
    4. Preschool (3-5 years)
    5. Children (6-11 years)
    6. Teens (12-18 years)
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