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Health During Pregnancy

Free Pregnancy Programs and Classes

Important signs to watch for if you are pregnant

  • 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

Peel Public Health offers a variety of free prenatal programs to meet the needs of the residents of Peel. All of these programs are facilitated by a Public Health Nurse. All locations offer free parking.

Choose from the following to meet your individual needs:

Call Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700 for more information about all of our prenatal programs.


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Revised: Revised:Tuesday May 03 2022

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