August 8, 2013Exercise during pregnancy is important to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy. Talk to your doctor or midwife first to make sure it's safe, then make it fun by choosing activities you like.
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.
August 8, 2013Having a will in place is a key undertaking, particularly once you become a new parent.
August 8, 2013Pregnancy is a special kind of journey - and you can get a special kind of passport to help.
August 8, 2013The fourth stage of labour is the first two or three hours after birth. You may feel dizzy or faint if you stand up.
August 6, 2013During labour, changing position frequently can make you more comfortable. It can also help you manage pain and avoid medications.
August 6, 2013Most pregnant women are prescribed multivitamin and mineral supplements. But it’s still important to get essential nutrients from food.
August 6, 2013If you're past your due date, your healthcare provider may recommend induction – a process to start labour before it begins on its own.
August 5, 2013Your partner and anyone else you'd like can be with you during your labour and birth. Think about who you want to include and make sure they're available.
August 5, 2013Prenatal classes can help you and your partner plan for what you can expect - physically and emotionally - during childbirth and the early days of parenting.
August 5, 2013Having a baby can bring couples closer together, but adjusting to life with a new baby can cause some challenges within a relationship.
August 2, 2013A well-balanced diet is always important but certain vitamins and minerals are vital for a healthy pregnancy.
August 5, 2013Pregnancy should be a joyful and exciting time, but body and hormonal changes can also create feelings of stress for a mother-to-be.
August 8, 2013After giving birth, sex may be the last thing on your mind. But this is the time for you and your partner to think about birth control.
August 9, 2013A key part of planning for your baby is deciding where you want to give birth. In BC, women and their partners can choose to have their baby in a hospital or at home.
August 11, 2013Lots 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.
August 2, 2013Your healthcare provider - doctor or midwife - can help you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
August 1, 2013Using drugs like marijuana, heroin or meth when you’re pregnant can hurt your baby. Different drugs have different effects but they’re all potentially dangerous.
August 4, 2013Whether you're curious about that to eat during pregnancy or want to make sure you get all the nutrition you and your baby need, Canada's Food Guide can help.
August 3, 2013When you're pregnant, your partner may be your primary support. But no one person can give you all you need, so it's good to have support teams.
August 3, 2013If your partner has threatened or used physical, verbal, emotional or sexual abuse in the past, this may get worse when you're pregnant. Don't be afraid to ask for help.