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32 Weeks

OVERVIEW OF RESOURCES

Below outlines links to various important resources we encourage you to review after your 32 week appointment with your Midwife. If you would like to return to these resources later either scan the QR code on your "32 Weeks Postcard" or visit www.midlandmidwives.ca/32weeks.

*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.

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ERYTHROMYCIN EYE OINTMENT

Learn why newborns sometimes receive eye ointment immediately after birth, what the benefits and risks are, and more.

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MANAGING EARLY LABOUR

Videos to support you in learning different strategies to manage early labour.

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PAIN MANAGEMENT DURING LABOUR

Videos that discuss why pain during labour exists, different approaches to pain management, and tools to cope with contractions.

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PLEASE COMPLETE THIS BIRTH PREFERENCES QUESTIONNAIRE

This questionnaire is a chance for you to think about your wishes for your labour and birth.

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VITAMIN K INJECTION

Learn about why we give Vitamin K to newborns, what the benefits and risks are, and more.

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GROUP B STREPTOCOCCUS IN PREGNANCY

This handout explains the research on GBS, gets you thinking about the decisions your midwife will ask you to make about GBS, and helps you understand how they may affect you and baby.

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INDIGENOUS STORIES & TEACHINGS

Read about different stories and teachings from Indigenous elders and midwives.

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