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24 Weeks

OVERVIEW OF RESOURCES

Below outlines links to various important resources we encourage you to review after your 24 week appointment with your Midwife. If you would like to return to these resources later either scan the QR code on your "24 Weeks Postcard" or visit www.midlandmidwives.ca/24weeks.

*Note these resources are provided for educational purposes only. We do not endorse any specific resource. Information provided here is not intended to replace direct care and health advice provided by your Midwife. If you have any specific questions about you or your baby's health, please consult your Midwife.

Please click the links below to open PDF or web page.

Pregnancy

BIRTHPLACE OPTIONS GUIDE

Ontario midwives attend births at home, in hospital and in midwifery-led birth centres.

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BIRTHPLACE OPTIONS: WATER BIRTH

During a water birth, the baby is born under water and guided up to the surface by you and/or your partner or midwife.

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FLU SHOT DURING PREGNANCY

Learn about the benefits and safety of immunization in pregnancy, for the birthing person, fetus, and infant.

Expecting

PERINEAL MASSAGE GUIDE

About 80% of people who give birth vaginally will have some degree of perineal tearing. Learn how to release these muscles both indirectly and directly.

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Q&A ON Tdap VACCINATION AGAINST PERTUSSIS

Learn about pertussis (whopping cough), why the Tdap vaccine is offered to pregnant people, Tdap vaccination safety, and more.

Newborn

YOUR FIRST BIRTH

Weighing your options for choice of birth place.

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YOUR SECOND OR LATER BIRTH

Weighing your options for choice of birth place.

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POUR UN PROCHAIN BÉBÉ

Évaluez vos choix du lieu d'accouchement.

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POUR VOTRE PREMIER BÉBÉ

Évaluez vos choix du lieu d'accouchement.

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