Pregnancy and Babies

Health Information for You and Your Family
My Health Alberta; handouts, symptom checker, health information and tools (website)

Prenatal Package
Pregnancy and Baby Introduction (pdf)
Building Incredible Babies (pdf) 
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Accelular Pertussis Vaccine (dtap) (pdf) 
Influenza Immunization for pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and families with newborns (pdf)
Prenatal/Genetic Screening (website)
COVID 19 Information for pregnancy, birth and parenting (website)
Mother’s First (pdf)

Prenatal Classes
So you’re having a baby (pdf)
Online Prenatal Classes: Birth and Babies (pdf)
AHS Prenatal Services and Programs (website)

Healthy Parents Healthy Children (website)
Pregnancy Information (Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada) (website)
Is It Safe for Me and My Baby? Information about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding (website)
Embrace Program (substance us in pregnancy)(pdf)

Healthy Eating
Healthy eating starts here (website)

Giving Birth
Red Deer Regional Hospital Obstetrical Pre-Admission Clinic (OPAC) will contact patient’s around 36 weeks gestation.
OPAC (pdf)
Frequently asked questions Units 27 & 25 (pdf)
Giving Birth in an AHS Hospital (pdf)

Induction of Labour (pdf)
Your Cesarean Birth at Red Deer Regional Hospital (pdf)

Breastfeeding made simple (website) 
International Breastfeeding centre (Dr. Jack Newman) (website)
Breast pump supplies; rental and purchase locations (pdf)
Latching baby to breast  (Video)
La Leche League Red Deer (website)
Lactation Group (pdf)

At Home with Baby
Healthy baby health brain – infant development (website) 
A new way to understand your baby’s crying (website)
Immunizations and Vaccines (website) 
Birth control options (website) 
Parenting and Family resources (website) 
Partners to Parents (website) 
Safe sleep brochure (website)
AHS Infant Nutrition Class (website)
Raising our healthy kids (website)
Alberta Father Involvement Initiative (website)
Mamas for Mamas (facebook)
Family Resource Network, Red Deer and Area (Red Deer and Area)  (Lacombe and Area)
Family Services of Central Alberta  (website)

Mental Health
Mindful Connections (postpartum mothers group, Red Deer (website)
Mothers First Resource Guide (website)
Coping with Depression during Pregnancy and Following Birth, a workbook (pdf)
Postpartum Mental Health (pdf)
Postpartum Mental Health – the Fourth Trimester (video)
Mother’s Grace Post-partum Support Group (Lacombe) (pdf)