Pregnancy, sexual health and preconception health (health before pregnancy), healthy eating, physical activity, mental and oral health before and during pregnancy.
Supports and programs
Pregnancy, infant and child health supports and programs in Canada
Health before pregnancy, reproductive years, fertility, sexual and reproductive health
Your guide to a healthy pregnancy
Advice on mental health, prenatal nutrition, substance use, physical activity and other pregnancy health topics
Newborn registration and benefits
Programs and services to help you register your baby and get family benefits.
Importance of emotional health during pregnancy, how to attain the support you need.
Benefits of vaccination for you and your baby before, during and after pregnancy.
Covid 19: Pregnancy, childbirth and caring for a newborn
COVID-19 and advice on pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding
Lower your risk of food poisoning, what foods to avoid, safe food alternatives, shopping, storing and cooking
Benefits of healthy eating for you and your baby, foods to avoid, pregnancy weight and supplements
Folic acid and neural tube defects
Folic acid and reproductive health, what amount to take foods that are high in folate
Taking care of your teeth and gums, morning sickness, oral health risks during pregnancy
How exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle, benefits of exercise during pregnancy
Sexual health during pregnancy, sexual activity during pregnancy, STIs, protection.
Health effects of using cannabis, alcohol, tobacco and vaping during pregnancy
Infant and child health
Planning for your baby’s arrival, childhood obesity, infant care, sleep safety, National Child Day.
For healthcare providers
Family-Centred Maternity and Newborn Care National Guidelines
Resource on maternal and newborn health. It includes the latest information and advice from Canadian experts.
Immunization in pregnancy and breastfeeding: Canadian Immunization Guide
Official immunization guide for health professionals
Perinatal Health Indicators – Public Health Infobase
Maternal, fetal and infant health in Canada based on various data sources.
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