Child & Family Health

Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a special time that can bring many questions. 

This site provides information on your preconception health before and between pregnancies, our Toronto Public Health prenatal programs and services, your changing body, staying healthy and getting ready to become a parent.

Before Pregnancy

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Your Reproductive Life Plan

Planning is an important part of life. We spend a lot of time planning for our future based on our priorities, values, and goals. Planning whether or not to have children and when the right time to have them is known as a Reproductive Life Plan.

During Pregnancy

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Prenatal Programs

Toronto Public Health offers an online as well as a number of individual and group based prenatal programs.

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Prenatal Health Care

Information about things you may want to keep in mind as you get care from your health care provider.

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Your Pregnant Body

Know what to expect and how to cope with changes for a healthy and comfortable pregnancy.

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Staying Healthy

Information about how to take care of yourself and stay as healthy as possible during your pregnancy.

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Emotional Health

It is normal to experience different feeling during your pregnancy. Learn about how you can feel better.

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Preterm Labour

Signs and symptoms of preterm labour and what to do if you think you are going into labour early.

Preparing for Parenthood

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Preparing For Your Baby's Arrival

Becoming a parent involves planning, preparation and learning. There are a few things you may want to consider as you prepare for the birth of your baby.