Early Pregnancy


Is Acupuncture Safe during Pregnancy? – West End Mama

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


Alcohol – Ontario Prenatal Education


Iron Deficiency Anemia and You – AOM

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


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

Caesarean Birth

Caesarean Birth – Ontario Prenatal Education

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


The District of Thunder Bay Child Care Registry. One Application. One List.

Child Care Centres – The City of Thunder Bay

Child Care: Making the Best Choice for your Family – Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids


Pregnancy – Canadian Chiropractic Association

Choice of Birthplace

Birthplace Options – AOM

Complimentary Therapies

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

Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral Therapy in the Midwifery Model of Care – Midwifery Today

Discomforts of Pregnancy

Symptoms of Pregnancy – PregnancyInfo.ca

Physical Changes during Pregnancy – Ontario Prenatal Education

Common Discomforts during Pregnancy – March of Dimes

Sleeping while Pregnant: The First Trimester – Sleep Foundation

Tiredness and other Sleep Problems in Pregnancy – National Health Service

Aches and Pains in Pregnancy – The MotHERS Program

Muscle and Joint Pains – The MotHERS Program

Back Pain in Pregnancy – National Health Service 

Leg Cramps during Pregnancy – My Health Alberta

Leg Cramps in Pregnancy – Partners in Pregnancy Clinic

Heartburn in Pregnancy – Maternity Care Midwives

Swelling and Varicose Veins – Maternity Care Midwives

How Organs Shift During Pregnancy (Animation) – Science Alert

Due Date Calculator

Due date Calculator – PregnancyInfo.ca

Environmental Safety

Environmental Hazards – OMama

Workplace Hazards – OMama

Safety during Pregnancy – Ontario Prenatal Education

Environmental Working Group

Environmental Hazards in Pregnancy – Durham Region

Exercise and Healthy Weight Gain – Prenatal

Pregnancy Weight Gain Calculator – Health Canada

Exercise during Pregnancy – PregnancyInfo.ca

9 Pregnancy Stretches for the Whole Body – Ontario Chiropractic Association

Active Pregnancy – City of Hamilton Public Health Services

Healthy Eating and Weight Gain – Ontario Prenatal Education

Active Living – Ontario Prenatal Education

Exercise during Pregnancy – ACOG

2019 Canadian Guideline for Physical Activity throughout Pregnancy – CSEP/SOGC

You (Still) Don’t Know Squat – Nutritious Movement 

Weight Gain during Pregnancy – PregnancyInfo.ca

Healthy Eating and Weight Gain – Prenatal Education Ontario

Food Safety

Hydration in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding – Hydration for Health

Healthy eating when pregnant and breastfeeding – Canada’s Food Guide

How much water should I drink during pregnancy? – ACOG

Eat Safely, Eat Well: Food Safety During Pregnancy – BC Centre for Disease Control

Safe Food Handling for Pregnanct Women – Health Canada

Eating Ontario Fish – Ministry of Natural Resources You can use this guide and the interactive map to help you identify the types and amounts of fish that are safe to eat from more than 2,400 fishing locations. Learn how to choose and prepare fish to reduce contaminants.

Genetic Screening

What is Prenatal Screening? – Prenatal Screening Ontario

A Guide to Understanding Prenatal Screening Tests – Genetics Education Canada

Cell-Free DNA Prenatal Screening (AKA Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing) – Genetics Education Canada

Prenatal Genetic Screening – PregnancyInfo.ca


Association of Ontario Midwives Birthplace Options Portal


Home Birth Supplies Checklist 

Disinfecting Your Home During COVID for Planned Home Birth

Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada: Statement on Home Birth

Editorial “The Safety of Home Birth” in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Research Article “Outcomes of Planned Place of Birth for Clients with Low Risk Pregnancies” in the Canadian Medical Association Journal


Infections in Pregnancy that may affect your Baby – National Health Service

What Infections can Affect Pregnancy? – National Institute of Health

Urinary Tract Infections – Maternity Care Midwives

Zika Travel Information – CDC

CMV Fact Sheet for Pregnant Women and Parents – CDC

CMV Infection – Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine

Cytomegalovirus and Pregnancy – OTIS

Listeriosis Factsheet – TBDHU

Fifth Disease (Parvovirus B19) and Pregnancy – OTIS

Pregnancy and Fifth Disease – CDC 

Medication Safety

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Pocket Guide – Mother and Child University Hospital Center

Medication Safety in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding – Mother to Baby

Is it Safe for my Baby – Centre for Disease and Mental Health

Medications and Drugs – Ontario Prenatal Education


Miscarriage: Pregnancy Loss Before 20 Weeks

Supporting Siblings after Pregnancy or Infant Loss – PAIL

Support for Grandparents – PAIL

Pregnancy after Loss – PAIL

Peer Support Programs – Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network  

Local Circes of Support Group – Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network

Finding your way to Family Support Group – Local

How Coworkers can Support the Grieving Parents – PAIL

How Employers can Support a Grieving Employee Returning to Work – PAIL

What Friends can do to Support the Grieving Parents – PAIL

What Family Members can do to Support the Grieving Parents – PAIL

MIlk Production after a Pregnancy or Infant Loss – PAIL

Silent Birth: When a Baby Dies after 20 Weeks of Pregnancy – PAIL

When a Baby Dies in Thier First Year of Life – PAIL

A Difficult Choice: A Booklet for Families ending a Pregnancy

A Difficult Choice: A Booklet for Families ending a Pregnancy – PAIL

Resource Library – Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network 

Miscarriage – PregnancyInfo.ca

Pregnancy and Infant Loss – Ontario Prenatal Education

Multiple Pregnancy – Twins & Triplets

Twins, Triplets, & More! – Multipe Births Support Program

Multiple Pregnancy – PregnancyInfo.ca

Nausea / Vomiting in Pregnancy

Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy Handout – SOGC

Nausea and Vomiting – PregnancyInfo.ca

Fact sheet: Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy, Hyperemesis Gravidarum – Women’s & Newborn Health Westmead Hospital

Nausea and Vomiting – The MotHERS Program

Nausea and Vomiting – SickKids

Morning Sickness: Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy – ACOG

Coping with Nausea and Vomiting – BC Women’s Hospital


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

Osteopathy for Pregnant Women? Absolutely! – Force Medic

Pet Safety

Caring for your Pets while Pregnant – March of Dimes

Pet Care and Safety during Pregnancy – Dr. Morris AU)


When your Pregnancy goes Past your Due Date – AOM

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

Overdue Pregnancy – PregnancyInfo.ca

Pregnancy Information

Midwifery Care – AOM 

Routine Prenatal Care – Prenatal Education Ontario 

Preparing for Baby Pregnancy – The Ins and Outs of the 10 months (yes 10) involved in Making a Human 

The Journey from Pregnancy to Parenthood – Welcome to Parenting 

Baby’s Best Chance – Healthlink BC

Routine Tests

Routine Prenatal Care – Ontario Prenatal Education

Routine Ultrasound – PregnancyInfo.ca

Blood Groups and Red Cell Antibodies in Pregnancy – National Health Service

Rh Blood Groups – PregnancyInfo.ca

Rh Incompatibility During Pregnancy (for Parents) — Print Version – Nemours KidsHealth

Hepatitis B Screening – PregnancyInfo.ca

HIV Screening – PregnancyInfo.ca

Cervical Cancer Screening – MInistry of Health

What your Abnormal PAP Test Means – Ministry of Health

Seat Belt Use


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