Mid-to-Late Pregnancy


Is Acupuncture Safe during Pregnancy? – West End Mama

Acupressure points for end of Pregnancy (36 weeks) and Childbirth

Advanced Maternal Age

In Due Time… Pregnancy Beyond 40 and Induction of Labour – AOM

Evidence on Pregnancy at Age 35 and Older – Evidence Based Birth

Waiting for Baby: Pregnancy After Age 35 – Best Start


Iron Deficiency Anemia and You – AOM

Iron… How to Keep your Body Working at it’s Best – TBRHSC

Antenatal Hand Expression

Hand Expression of Breastmilk Video – Stanford Medical 

Antenatal Expression of Colostrum – La Leche League

Expressing your milk before your baby arrives (Antenatal expressing) – Association of Breastfeeding Mothers

Collecting Colostrum While You’re Pregnant – CFPCN

Belly Mapping

The Basics of Belly Mapping: How to tell Baby’s Position – Spinning Babies

Birth Plans

Your Birth Plan – PregnancyInfo.ca


Why Breastfeed? – Healthy Children

10 Great Reasons to Breastfeed your Baby – Health Canada

Breastfeeding – Caring for Kids

Amazing Milk – La Leche League International

Excl usive Breastfeed i ng Provides the Best Possible Beginnings for Lifelong Health – Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health

Breastfeeding – Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Breastfeeding – La Leche League Canada

Breastfeeding and Infant Nutrition – Public Health Agency of Canada

Breastfeeding learning hub – The Hospital for Sick Children – AboutKidsHealth.

Breastfeeding problems: Sore nipples – The Hospital for Sick Children – AboutKidsHealth

Breastfeeding Your Baby – More Information – Baby Friendly NL, Health Canada

Breastfeeding: How do you know your baby is getting enough milk? – The Hospital for Sick Children – AboutKidsHealth

Breastfeeding: Test Weighing Your Baby – The Hospital for Sick Children – AboutKidsHealth

Drugs and Lactation Database (TOXNET) – A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed – National Institute of Health

Feeding Infants and Toddlers – Dietitians of Canada

Feeding Your Baby in the First Year – Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Medications, alcohol and cannabis in breastfeeding – The Hospital for Sick Children – AboutKidsHealth.

Thrush – Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Vitamin D Supplementation and Breastfeeding – Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Breech Birth

Breech Birth – Ontario Prenatal Education

Flip a Breech – Spinning Babies

Turning a Breech Baby – Maternity Care Midwives

Car Seat

Choosing a Child Car Seat – Ministry of Transportation

Installing a Child Car Seat or Booster Seat – Government of Canada

Safe & Secure – Ministry of Transportation 

Car Seat Laws – Kids Play Safe

Caesarean Birth – Ontario Prenatal Education

Let’s Talk C-Sections – Expecting and Empowered

How to Prepare for your C-Section – Tommy’s

FAQs about Caesarean – International Caesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)

What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section – Childbirth Connection

The Risks of Cesarean Section – Coalition for Improving Maternity Services

Managing your Scar – Moffit Physiotherapy

C-Section Scar Massage – Lakeview Physiotherapy

Vaginal Birth after Caesarean

Trial of Labour after Caesarean (TOLAC) – Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Toronto

VBAC Success Calculator – Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network




Pregnancy – Canadian Chiropractic Association

Choice of Birthplace

Birthplace Options – AOM

Complimentary Therapies

The Essential Guide to using Complimentary Therapies during Pregnancy – Denise Tiran


Contraception – Sex & U

Contraception Booklet – Sex & U

Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral Therapy in the Midwifery Model of Care – Midwifery Today


Benefits of a Doula – DONA

Evidence on Doulas – Evidence Based Birth

Doulas – PregnancyInfo.ca

Local Doulas – Maternity Care Midwives

Fetal Movement

Baby Movements in Pregnancy – Tommy’s 

Feeling your Baby Move is a Sign that they are Well – Pregnancy Hub

Fetal Movement and Kick Counts – PregnancyInfo.ca

Baby Movement Counting – BC Women’s Hospital

Fetal Kick Counts – TBRHSC

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes – Visual Tools to Support Informed Choice

Glucose Testing: Screening for Gestational Diabetes – PregnancyInfo.ca

Gestational Diabetes Management – Canadian Diabetes Association

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus – Saskatchewan Prevention Institute

Screening for Gestational Diabetes – My Health Alberta

Group B Streptococcus

Group B Streptococcus – Maternity Care Midwives

Group B Strep (GBS) in Pregnancy and Birth: What’s a Mom to Do? – Aviva Romm

Group B Streptococcus Screening – PregnancyInfo.ca

High Blood Pressure

What are Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy? – AOM

Gestational Hypertension – PregnancyInfo.ca

Hospital Bag

What to Pack – PregnancyInfo.ca

Hospital Bag Packing Guide – Maternity Care Midwives

Hospital Tour


Mindful Mama FREE Hypnobirthing Downloads

The Positive Birth Company – The Hypnobirthing Digital Pack (approx. $70 CAD)

Labour & Birth

Prenatal Class Options – Maternity Care Midwives

Tips for Labour Progress – Spinning Babies

Lamaze Healthy Birth Practices – Lamaze

Stages of Labour – HealthLink BC

Prenatal Classes and Preparing for Delivery – PregnancyInfo.ca

Labour Progress – Ontario Prenatal Education

Labour Support – Ontario Prenatal Education

Interventions in Labour – Ontario Prenatal Education

Pain Medications in Labour – Ontario Prenatal Education

Sterile Water Injections

Nitrous Oxide Tip Sheet (AKA “breathing gas”)

Stages of Labour Handout

Massage Therapy

Benefits of Massage – American Pregnancy Association 

Miles Circuit

The Miles Circuit 


Why you might want to see an Osteopath during Pregnancy – Fit Mom

Osteopathy for Pregnant Women? Absolutely! – Force Medic

Parental Leave

EI Maternity and Parental Benefits – Government of Canada

Pregnancy and Parental Leave – Government of Canada

Maternity Leave – PregnancyInfo.ca

Pelvic Balance

11 Weeks Pregnant: Why Pelvic Balance Matters – Spinning Babies 

Pelvic Floor

Evolve Physiotherapy Client Handouts

Pelvic Girdle Pain


When your Pregnancy goes Past your Due Date – AOM

Oxytocin: To Help Start or Speed Up Your Labour – PCMCH

Overdue Pregnancy – PregnancyInfo.ca

Postpartum Hemorrhage

Life after Postpartum Hemorrhage – AOM

Preterm Labour

Preterm Labour Signs & Symptoms – Best Start

Preterm Labour – Ontario Prenatal Education

Preterm Labour – My Health Alberta

Preterm Labor Patient Education – March of Dimes

Preterm Labour and Birth – ACOG


Routine Ultrasound – PregnancyInfo.ca

Ultrasound in Early Pregnancy: Dating Scan – Women’s & Newborn Health Westmead Hospital

Fetal Ultrasound – My Health Alberta

Detailed Anatomy Ultrasound – Prenatal Screening Ontario

Learning About Fetal Ultrasound Results – My Health Alberta

Ultrasound Scan: Your 18 to 20 Week Scan – Mater Mother’s Hospital

19 Weeks Pregnant: Sex of Baby (or Itty Bitty Baby Parts) – Spinning Babies

Non-Medical Ultrasound – PregnancyInfo.ca