Pregnancy Resources


Bringing up Bébé

By Pamela Druckerman

The Girlfriend's Guide to Pregnancy

By Vicky Iovine

What to Expect When Your'e Expecting

By Heidi Murkoff with Sharon Mazel


Alcohol & Pregnancy

A resource centred on the use of alcohol during pregnancy

Source:  The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

Exercises During Pregnancy

10 simple exercises to keep you well during pregnancy

Source:  Various websites

Growing Together During Pregnancy

A review of changes to your baby through pregnancy.

Source: The Ottawa Hospital

Guide to Understanding Prenatal Screening Tests

A review of the conditions screening for by the various available prenatal screening tests.

Source:  Genetics Education Canada - Knowledge Organization

Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

A balanced diet, regular exercise and health body weight promote good health before and during pregnancy.

Source:  The society of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians of Canada

Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy

A normal part of pregnancy, but there are steps you can take to feel better.

Source:  The society of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians of Canada

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

A pocket guide for those planning to breastfeed with information during pregnancy and beyond.

Source:  Sainte-Justine Mother and Child University Hospital Centre. Université du Montreal

Preterm Labour Signs & Symptoms

What is preterm labour and what does it mean for my baby?

Source:  Best Start by Health Nexus

About the Toronto Birth Centre

An option for midwife delivery of normal, uncomplicated births.