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Health During Pregnancy

Important signs to watch for if you are pregnant [hide]
  • Bad cramps or stomach pains that don't go away
  • Bleeding or a trickle or gush of fluid from your vagina
  • Lower back pain/pressure or change in lower back pain
  • A feeling that the baby is pushing down
  • Contractions or change in the strength or number of them
  • An increase in the amount of vaginal discharge
  • Fever, chills, dizziness, vomiting or a bad headache
  • Blurry vision or spots before your eyes
  • Sudden or severe swelling of your feet, hand or face
  • A significant change in your baby's movements

Go to a hospital right away and contact your doctor/midwife if you have any of these symptoms!

Adapted with permission from:
Best Start: Ontario's Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre

Friday March 11 2016

Prenatal Classes/Programs

Teen prenatal programs

Peel Public Health offers a variety of free prenatal programs to meet the unique needs of pregnant teens.

All programs are free for pregnant women in Peel under 25 years.

Learn more about our programs to choose the one that's right for you.

Teen Supper Clubs

Teen prenatal supper clubs:

A program for pregnant young women

Come for prenatal classes, supper and…

  • Learn to stay healthy during pregnancy
  • Cope with labour and birth
  • Learn about breastfeeding
  • Learn to care for your newborn
  • Learn to cook easy meals
  • Meet other new moms over dinner
  • Talk with Public Health Nurses and other health care professionals

Support person welcome

Locations:

Peel Public Health Clinic Fairview
Mississauga
Peel Public Health Clinic Fairview  
Parkways West Plaza
325 Central Pkwy. W., Unit 21
Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

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Brampton N. Early Years Centre

Brampton
Brampton N. Early Years Centre,
57 Mill St. N. Ste. 105
Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m
(entrance at the far end of the parking lot)

 

 

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Bramalea Community Health Centre
Bramalea
Bramalea Community Health Centre
40 Finchgate Blvd., First Floor
Thursdays, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m

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BridgeWay Family Centre

These programs are made possible in partnership with Bridgeway Family Centre and thanks to generous donations from our community partners and funding from the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program through the Public Health Agency of Canada.

For more information:

Region of Peel - Public Health
905-799-7700
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
to speak with a Public Health Nurse

Caledon residents call free of charge at 905-584-2216



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Revised: Friday March 11 2016

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