Having a Baby 

Baby’s Best Chance 

Right from the Start


I'm Pregnant, should I get a COVID vaccine?

BCCDC Planning your COVID vaccine 

BCCDC Pregnancy and COVID-19

Prenatal Visit Schedule during the pandemic

Island Health COVID-19 Information

Pregnant Workers during COVID-19

Prenatal Education Online

Prenatal Class: Part 1 Prenatal

Prenatal Class: Part 2 Labour & Birth

Prenatal Class: Part 3 Postnatal

Bloom Into Mothering

It Starts With Birth

Nutrition & Exercise

Nausea & Vomiting in Pregnancy 

Healthy Eating Guidelines 

Healthy Weight Gain

Food Safety during Pregnancy 

Facts about Folate 

Iron Deficiency Anemia & You 

Food Sources of Iron 

Iron Supplements

Food Sources of Calcium

Exercise & Pregnancy / Pelvic Floor Health 

Kegel Exercises

Free Online Yoga Classes


Prenatal Genetic Screening 

Prenatal Genetic Screening Decision Aid 

Prenatal Genetic Screening Visual Aid

A Screen Positive Result 

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing 

Canadian Down Syndrome Society 

21 Welcomes 

Understanding Ultrasound in Pregnancy 

The Rh Factor 

When you need Rh Immune Globulin 

Vaccination & Pregnancy 

Gestational Diabetes 

Group B Strep: The Evidence 

When Pregnancy Goes Past Your Due Date 

Pregnancy Beyond 40 & Induction of Labour

The Third Stage of Labour 

Vitamin K 

Vitamin K: The Evidence 

Erythromycin Eye Ointment: The Evidence 

Newborn Screening Program 


Circumcision: The Evidence


Choice of Birthplace

I Want a Healthy Vaginal Birth

Home or Hospital? (TED Talk)

North Island Hospital CR (video tour)

Choosing Home Birth (video) 

Place of Birth Handbook

Statement on Home Birth

Home Birth Safety

Waterbirth: The Evidence 

Tips for setting up a birth pool

Home Birth Supply List

Choices After a Cesarean Birth

Cesarean Birth 

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) 

Thinking about VBAC Decision Tool

Ideas for the Best Cesarean Possible 



If Your Baby is Breech 

External Cephalic Version for Breech 

Spinning Babies

Moxibustion (video) 

I Have a Butt-down Baby

Drug & Medication Safety

Mother to Baby - Medication Safety

Cannabis Use 

Quit Smoking

Mental Health Support

Mamatoto Counselling

Mental Health Support Line 310-6789 

BC Crisis Centre

Pacific Postpartum Support Society  

Postpartum Depression (PPD)

Coping with Anxiety 

Coping with Depression

SSRI use during Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

Additional Resources

Assisted Vaginal Birth

Baby Movement Counting 

Dental Health in Pregnancy 

Domestic Violence and Abuse  

Fifth Disease (Parvovirus) 

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy 

Multiple Pregnancy & Parenthood 

Pap Test

Placenta Encapsulation

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Network 

Preterm Labour Signs & Symptoms


Travelling while Pregnant

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking 

Zika Virus