Pre-Pregnancy Passport
If you're thinking about getting pregnant, this passport is for you! Includes information about your health, budgeting for baby and other helpful resources. Created by West Durham Family Health Team.

Pregnancy Passport
If you're pregnant this passport has information each trimester, medical visists and community resources. Created by West Durham Family Health Team.


The Sensible Guide for Healthy Pregnancy
If you are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant, this guide is for you!

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Baby
Nutrition tips for a healthy pregnancy.

Mother Risk
SickKids Pregnancy Resources.

Folic Acid and Women of Childbearing Age

Healthy Weights After Pregnancy

Healthy Babies Healthy Children (HBHC) Durham Region
Free, voluntary program to help prenatal moms and families from birth to age 6.

Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide

Food Safety and Pregnancy

Caffeine and Pregnancy

Pre & Post Natal Nutrition Support Programs
Free support groups and information for young parents (up to 29 years of age) at the Youth Centre.

Infancy (0-12 months)

Bilingual Online Ontario Breastfeeding Services
Link to  and contact information to speak to a registered nurse.

Best Start 
Guidelines for Nursing Mothers during baby's first 3 weeks.

Breast Feeding Guide
An important guide for breast feeding mom's and their families.

Breastfeeding Resources in Durham Region

Breast Feeding & Infant Nutrition
Breast Feeding & Infant Nutrition Resources from Public Health Canada

Breastfeeding  from birth to 6 months
List of various resources (first few hours, latching, breastfeeding positions, breast infection,
etc.) to help mothers with breastfeeding.

Durham Region Breastfeeding Coalition
List of breastfeeding clinics in the Durham Region.

Caring for Kids
Breastfeeding, formula feeding, general health information.

Alternate Milks
Recommendations for non-breastfed infants.

Infant Nutrition: Government of Canada

Information from birth to 24 months.

Introducing Baby to Solids
Region of Durham Resources for introducing solids.

Introducing Solid Foods
Why, when, how and what to starting solid foods for baby.

Feeding Cues
Video: Feeding Cues for ~6 months+ from Toronto Public Health.

 Toddlers & Preschoolers (12+ mos)

Toddler Nutrition
Feeding your toddler from age 1-5 years.. 

How to Feed Children
Various resources on division of responsibility, picky eating, family meals, and more.


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