Maternal Health Resources

Below is a list of links that you may find helpful in obtaining and maintaining a healthy pregnancy

Health Canada – Guide to Healthy Pregnancy

  • Includes articles on nutrition, physical activity, risk factors, supplements, and emotional health during pregnancy
  • Provides a link to the Public Health Agency of Canada’s The Sensible Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

Health Canada – Prenatal Nutrition

  • Provides nutritional guidelines for pregnant women within the framework of Canada’s Food Guide
  • Contains information on the recommended nutrients to supplement during the gestational period (e.g. folic acid, omega-3 fatty acids, and iron)

Alberta Health Services – Healthy Parents Healthy Children

  • An interactive guide with helpful articles relevant to each stage of pregnancy
  • Includes information from the postpartum stage up to and including young childhood

 Alberta Health Services – Prenatal Weight Gain Tracker

  • A tool to help track a healthy and appropriate amount of prenatal weight gain