A woman’s nutritional needs change during pregnancy. A pregnant woman must find the necessary nutrients in her diet for the development of the fetus.

Prenatal Nutrition
Help and resources

Trisomy 21 screening

A free screening test assesses the risk that the baby suffers from trisomy 21. Trisomy 21, also known as Down’s syndrome, affects the child’s intellectual development.

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Description of the program and screening test

Sexually Transmitted and Blood-borne Infections (STBBIs) and Pregnancy

If you are pregnant and have an STBBI, treatments can limit or eliminate risks for you and your child.

Sexually Transmitted and Blood-borne Infections (STBBIs) and Pregnancy
Transmission, consequences, testing and treatment of STBBIs

Midwifery Services

Midwives are health professionals who provide care during pregnancy, delivery and for up to 6 weeks after birth.

Midwifery Services
Information about the service

Last update: January 12, 2018 11:19 AM


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