Pregnancy Care: Useful Links

 

Guides for a Healthy Pregnancy

 

Baby’s Best Chance

http://www.healthyfamiliesbc.ca/parenting

 

Public Health Agency of Canada: The sensible guide to a healthy pregnancy

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/hp-gs/guide-eng.php

 

Healthy Pregnancy BC

http://www.healthypregnancybc.ca

 

Interior Health Authority Resources

http://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourHealth/HavingABaby/Pages/default.aspx

 

Pregnancy Info - SOGC

https://www.pregnancyinfo.ca/

 

Breastfeeding

 

Interior Health Breastfeeding Information

https://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourHealth/HavingABaby/Pages/Breastfeeding.aspx

 

 

Food Safety

 

BC CDC Food Safety in Pregnancy

http://www.bccdc.ca/NR/rdonlyres/BCE810E6-2EA1-4A4C-AD34-51D867300A70/0/EatSafelyEatWell_0806.pdf

 

 

Nutrition in Pregnancy

 

Prenatal Nutrition Recommendations – Government of Canada

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/prenatal/index-eng.php

 

 

Prenatal Screening

 

BC Prenatal Screening 

http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/ScreeningPrograms/PrenatalGeneticScreening/default.htm

 

 

Amniocentesis

 

BC Women's Hospital Diagnostic Services

http://www.bcwomens.ca/Services/PregnancyBirthNewborns/PrenatalScreeningDiagnosis/Amniocentesis.htm

 

 

Public Health

 

Kamloops Public Health Unit - Contact Information & Services

http://find.healthlinkbc.ca/search.aspx?d=LC000203

 

Immunize BC

http://www.immunizebc.ca

 

 

Drugs & Exposures in Pregnancy

 

Motherisk 

This is a program offered through The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto that, amongst other services, offers advice and information about drugs and exposures in pregnancy and lactation.

http://www.motherisk.org/women/index.jsp

 

 

SOGC Patient Information

 

Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada - Patient Information

http://sogc.org/womens-health-information 

 

 

Maternity Leave and Benefits

 

Service Canada: Maternity and Parental Benefits

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sc/ei/benefits/maternityparental.shtml

 

Information about Maternity Leave in BC from workrights.ca

http://www.workrights.ca/content.php?doc=85

 

Service Canada: Having a Baby

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/lifeevents/baby.shtml

 

 

Birth Registration

 

BC Online Birth Registration

http://www.vs.gov.bc.ca/births/breg.html

 

Register your pregnancy with Public Health: Healthy From the Start eForm

http://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourHealth/HavingABaby/Pages/HFTSeForm.aspx

 

 

 

General Patient Information

 

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (UK) - Patient handouts

Information on many topics pertaining to pregnancy and gynecologic health.

Contains British content; Canadian practices may differ slightly.

http://www.rcog.org.uk/womens-health/patient-information

 

 

 

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