Pregnancy

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is concerned that recent legalization of cannabis may overshadow a growing body of medical research which suggests that the use of cannabis during pregnancy may be associated with the risk of low birth weight, preterm labour, stillbirth and may also negatively impact the developing baby’s brain… Read more

New recommendations for physical activity throughout pregnancy have been published in a Joint SOGC/CSEP Clinical Practice Guidelines. 1. All women without contraindication should be physically active throughout pregnancy. 2. Pregnant women should accumulate at least 150 min of moderate-intensity physical activity each week to achieve clinically meaningful health benefits and reductions in pregnancy complications. 3… Read more

Our Emma Gledhill, RM took part in a Shared Care, Group Maternity Care Pilot. The Group Maternity Care Team of family physicians (Dr. Theresa Wilson and Dr. Sara Sandwith) and midwives (Emma Gledhill, RM and Liz Grose, RM) delivered a wonderful series of pre and postnatal Group Maternity Care sessions to a group of women… Read more

Ottawa – April 20, 2018 – The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SOGC) today launched a public awareness campaign to inform those who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or of child-bearing age of the potential adverse effects associated with cannabis use during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. “We know women are trying to do the best for their… Read more

They can support you and your family through pregnancy and birth and while you raise your child, in conjunction with your Midwife. The Right from the Start program offers support for pregnant women and new moms, their babies, children and families. Created by women, for women, we recognize that you are the expert of your… Read more

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