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Health During Pregnancy

Important signs to watch for if you are pregnant

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  • 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

Teen Pregnancy

You have just found out that you are pregnant. Caring for yourself and your baby is very important - especially now!  In fact, having a healthy lifestyle can help you stay healthy

Happy pregnant lady
and greatly improve your chances of having a healthy baby. Find out about looking after yourself during your pregnancy, staying in school and taking prenatal classes/programs specifically designed to meet the unique needs of pregnant teens.


Prenatal Classes/Programs | Taking Care of Yourself | Eating Healthy
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Revised: Tuesday August 13 2019

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