Pregnancy and Babies

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

Mothers First Resource Guide (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)

Prenatal Classes
So you’re having a baby (pdf)

AHS Prenatal Services and Programs (website)

Pregnancy
Healthy Parents Healthy Children (pdf) 

Alberta’s free online prenatal programs (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 U27 (pdf)
Induction of Labour (pdf)
Your Cesarean Birth at Red Deer Regional Hospital (pdf)

Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding made simple (website) 

International Breastfeeding centre (Dr. Jack Newman) (website)
Breastfeeding challenges – where to go for help (pdf)
Breast pump supplies; rental and purchase locations (pdf)
Latching baby to breast  (Video)

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) 

Mental Health
Here to help mental wellness (website) 

How the helper can help (pdf)
Helpful hints for parents (pdf)