Pregnancy Resources

Here you will find information about healthy eating, healthy weight gain, importance of calcium and fibre, and choices to make for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.


A Guide to Eating Fish for Women, Children and Families
Information about the importance of fish, and which types of fish are healthy for you and the environment.

Calcium - The Non Dairy Way
Information about importance of calcium during pregnancy and ways you can get enough calcium if you do not eat or drink any dairy products.

Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy
A resource on how to cope with nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

Fibre Facts for Pregnancy
Fibre is important during pregnancy. This resource will tell you why it's important and what foods contain fibre.

Healthy Choices Start Now
Information on things you can do during pregnancy that may reduce the risk of your child becoming overweight or obese.

The Sensible Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy
The Sensible Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy captures key information about certain lifestyle choices you can make to help ensure a healthy pregnancy.

Sources of Emergency and Low-Cost Food
A list of places in the Region of Waterloo that offer hamper programs, community meals and low cost foods.

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Baby
This resource will answer many questions you may have about nutrition during pregnancy.

Website links

EatRight Ontario
EatRight Ontario provides a province-wide Dietitian Advisory Service, connecting Ontarians directly to Registered Dietitians.

Public Health Agency of Canada - Healthy Pregnancy
If you are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant, this website is for you! Consider it your gateway to pregnancy-related information from the Public Health Agency of Canada.