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Pregnancy

Here you can find information and resources to help you make healthy, informed decisions about every aspect of your pregnancy.

Register with the Right From The Start program early in your pregnancy.

If you may be pregnant and are considering your options, you can find more information on the Unexpected Pregnancy page.

A healthy baby begins before birth with a healthy mother:

Ultrasounds

What is an ultrasound and when it is done? For answers to frequently asked questions, Read our Ultrasound Fact Sheet (PDF)

Who provides care?

In British Columbia, family doctors or midwives provide prenatal health care. Both types of care are covered under the Medical Services Plan. If your family doctor does not provide maternity care, he or she will refer you to a doctor accepting maternity patients.

If you need specialized care during your pregnancy, your maternity doctor will refer you to an OB/GYN (obstetrics and gynecology) doctor.

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