Congratulations! Bringing a baby into this world is no small responsibility. While women have been bearing children since the beginning of time, the knowledge and wisdom passed from generation-to-generation has never been more accessible than now. We welcome you to this section of the birthEd website, and hope we can provide answers and resources for even the most basic questions. Click on the sections below for more information about each topic.

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Your Lead Maternity Carer

The first order of business, after confirming the pregnancy, is to schedule an appointment with your Lead Maternity Carer (LMC). You have many choices when it comes to a carer, and you should determine which type of practitioner will be most suitable for your and your baby’s needs. Read More…

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Your Pregnancy Checks

Antenatal visits are important to ensure the continued health and development of you and your baby. Find out a little more about what to expect at the appointments, and what screenings might be involved. Read More…

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Your Pregnancy Support

Pregnancy is a time of very mixed emotions! You may be happy and excited, or scared and nervous, or anywhere in between depending on the day. Find out more about the support and community services available to pregnant mums and families, including financial, social, and educational resources. Read More…

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Your Pregnancy Diet

There may be no more important time in your life to focus on proper eating and nutrition than when you are pregnant. You are creating life! Keep that in mind as you focus on the best possible food sources for you and your growing baby. Read More…

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Your Pregnancy Exercise 

As with diet, exercise is an important component of any healthy pregnancy. Although your body may already feel like you’ve been running a marathon, there are a lot of gentle ways to help prepare your body for the months of work ahead and postnatal recovery. Read More…

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Your Childbirth and Early Parenting Education Classes

Whether you are a first-time mum, or a seasoned veteran, we have options available to help you gain further education into what to expect during the delivery process and how to meet the physical and emotional needs of your new little one! Read More…

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Advice for Dads

Fathers have a very important role to play in pregnancy and child care! Their work does not begin and end at conception. Although mum’s body is doing most of the work, fathers can have a great impact on the health and well-being of both the mum and child. From sex during pregnancy, to finances and child care, this section is just for you! Read More…