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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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Healthy Physical Activity in Pregnancy

Healthy Physical Activity in Pregnancy

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Exercise 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.
Making Sure Your Will Includes Your Baby

Making Sure Your Will Includes Your Baby

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Having a will in place is a key undertaking, particularly once you become a new parent.
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.
Information on the Fourth Stage of Labour

Information on the Fourth Stage of Labour

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

The fourth stage of labour is the first two or three hours after birth. You may feel dizzy or faint if you stand up.
Comfort Positions for Labour and Birth

Comfort Positions for Labour and Birth

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

During labour, changing position frequently can make you more comfortable. It can also help you manage pain and avoid medications.
Dietary Sources of Essential Nutrients During Pregnancy

Dietary Sources of Essential Nutrients During Pregnancy

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Most pregnant women are prescribed multivitamin and mineral supplements. But it’s still important to get essential nutrients from food.
Induction During Labour and Birth

Induction During Labour and Birth

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If you're past your due date, your healthcare provider may recommend induction – a process to start labour before it begins on its own.
Personal Support When You're Giving Birth

Personal Support When You're Giving Birth

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Your 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.
Prenatal Classes in the Third Trimester

Prenatal Classes in the Third Trimester

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Prenatal classes can help you and your partner plan for what you can expect - physically and emotionally - during childbirth and the early days of parenting.
Nurturing Your Relationship After Giving Birth

Nurturing Your Relationship After Giving Birth

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Having a baby can bring couples closer together, but adjusting to life with a new baby can cause some challenges within a relationship.

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