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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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Video About Your Second Trimester

Video About Your Second Trimester

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Watch to learn more about what you and your developing baby will experience during the 2nd trimester.

Babies' Development During the Second Trimester

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

The second trimester is a time of rapid growth for your baby (called a fetus). Most of the brain's development begins now and will continue after your baby's birth.
Morning Sickness In the First Trimester

Morning Sickness In the First Trimester

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Morning sickness happens in the morning, right? Not necessarily.
Foods to Limit or Avoid When You're Pregnant

Foods to Limit or Avoid When You're Pregnant

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Some foods can be harmful to pregnant women and should be avoided. If you're wondering what not to eat when pregnant, these guidelines will help.
Drinking Alcohol When You're Pregnant

Drinking Alcohol When You're Pregnant

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If you drink when you’re pregnant, your baby’s drinking, too. And that can cause serious problems.
Information on the Second Stage of Labour

Information on the Second Stage of Labour

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

The second stage of labour begins with full dilation and ends with your baby's birth. It can take anywhere from a few minutes to two or three hours.
Your Body After Pregnancy

Your Body After Pregnancy

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Having a baby not only changes your life - it can transform your body, too. Remember there are two people to be cared for - your baby and you.
Video about Your Third Trimester

Video about Your Third Trimester

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Learn more about what you and your developing baby will experience during the 3rd trimester.
Video about labour and birth

Video About Labour and Birth

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

There are 4 stages of labour. Watch to learn what happens and how you might feel during each stage.
Video About the Early Days with your Baby

Video About the Early Days with your Baby

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Watch to learn about how other women felt after their deliveries and advice on how to best care for your newborn, including breastfeeding.

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