Pregnancy and child health information
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Whether you’re thinking of having a baby, are pregnant or are caring for a child, this site offers information to help you make healthy choices for you and your children.
Learn what to do, before, during and after pregnancy, to have the healthiest baby you can. From preparing emotionally, physically and financially for a pregnancy to learning about medical procedures and your prenatal care, use these websites to make the healthiest choices for you and your baby.
Find out what happens during labour and birth and how to stay comfortable through labour.
Your baby has arrived! It’s amazing to see how quickly your baby will change within the first few weeks, and to feel the many emotions you and your partner will experience. Get real-life advice, guidelines and tips for caring for your newborn baby.
Breastfeeding protects, and contributes to, an infant's optimal health and well-being. The longer you breastfeed, the more benefits you and your baby get. Use this site to get breastfeeding off to a great start and find helpful tips for breastfeeding along the way.
As a Dad you may have a lot of questions about taking care of a new baby and your partner. Learn how to change diapers, feed your baby, burp your baby and more.
As a parent, you may have many questions throughout your baby’s first year of life. This site will give you information on what you can expect in the first year, including information on nutrition, growth and development, and infant care.
The first six years of life are a critical period in a child's development. This site will give you specific information for this age group to assist you with caring for your growing and developing child.
Peel Public Health offers a variety of free programs and services for parents and parents-to-be. You can take prenatal classes – in person or online – follow instructional videos on breastfeeding, and get your questions answered on a wide variety of parenting issues.
Revised: Wednesday June 28 2017