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Healthy Pregnancy Resources
Below are some helpful resources to review during your pregnancy. For each resource simply click on the image to go to the corresponding link or document.
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit Pregnancy Information
In-person and online prenatal classes available - Book classes here
The MotHERS Program
An excellent website for information for mother's health education, research and screening
Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada
Pregnancy information website for the SOGC
A Sensible Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy - Government of Canada
You can download the Sensible Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy by clicking the image above or you can go to their website here
Women’s College Hospital Mother Matters Program
An online support group for women with mood/adjustment challenges after the birth of their baby
Labour and Delivery Classes
Barrie Native Friendship Centre
A 2-hour class on Labour and Delivery including a tour of the obstetrical unit and patient rooms at the G&M is provided on a monthly basis. The class is held the last Monday of each month, at 7pm. To register, please contact Central Booking at 444-8656 (between 7am and 3pm).
Above is a link to the Barrie Native Friendship Centre. Please see their helpful resources and services that benefit families and the community.
OMama Phone App
An app that can be downloaded to your mobile device from your App store created by BORN Ontario, including many excellent resources from trusted Ontario and Canadian organizations as you track your progress week by week.
Fetal Movement Counts
A helpful video on normal movements of your baby
Unfortunately, not all pregnancies end with a positive outcome. If you have suffered a miscarriage or stillbirth, the following resources may be helpful to you:
Hospice Simcoe - Ended Beginnings Program
A program providing peer support, bereavement groups, legacy creation and educational workshops for any individual experiencing the loss of a pregnancy or death of an infant in Simcoe County.
Click the image to download the PDF.
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit - Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Click the image above to download the Pregnancy and Infant Loss PDF
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