Below are useful links to more information about pregnancy, health, and parenting within the Calgary area and beyond.

 

Hospital Orientation Videos Page

Best Beginning Page 

Videos for Parents

  • Online Birth & Babies

    A free interactive website where you can read about healthy pregnancies, labour and delivery, and the first days at home with baby! It’s a great supplement to use from home while attending your prenatal classes

  • Healthy Parents Healthy Children

    Check out the new Provincial website for more up to date information on pregnancy and parenting up to 5 years old

  • Alberta Health Services - Prenatal

    Information on prenatal resources across Alberta, select your zone to see what is available.

  • Tools to Track your Plans and Progress

    Helpful checklists and guides that can be printed and used at home and for checkups

  • Pregnancy Wellness Guide

    A handy booklet that will help guide you to resources

  • New Parent Checklist

    Key resources for you and your new baby

  • Comfort, Play, Teach - Activity Programs

    Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMHP)

    Promoting the development of children (0-3).  Download “Comfort, Play, Teach – Age Specific Activities”, nursery rhymes and more: 0-6mths, 7-9mths, 10-12mths and beyond;

    “CPT – Parenting Moments Tip Sheets” on temperament, building resilience, choosing childcare and more; and “CPT – Milestones of Development”.

  • Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting - Book

    PDEP is the parenting resource for Healthy Parents Healthy Children

    Free download of this book

  • Parent Drop-In Service

    Parent Drop-In is a service that gives families with babies 2 months or older the chance to meet with a community health nurse and other parents. Parents are welcome to weigh and measure their child and ask any questions they might have.

  • Adoption Options

    Adoption Options offers free, confidential options counselling to anyone facing an unplanned pregnancy throughout the province of Alberta.  Their team explores ALL options and connects the individual with appropriate community resources accordingly.

  • Cross Cultural Connections

    A directory of diverse organizations within Calgary

  • Calgary Newcomer Services Guide

    A well detailed guide on how services and resources in Calgary work for newcomers.

  • Alberta Parent Link Centres

    Parent Link Centres provide parents and caregivers with free resources and support. Search for a centre close to you!

  • Families Matter

    Families Matters offers many different programs to help foster positive family relationships.

  • Calgary Fetal Alcohol Network

    CFAN

    A program to help people with FASD, or caregivers of someone with FASD get connected to services and supports

  • Alberta FASD

    A website from the Government of Alberta with information regarding FASD.

  • Edmonton & Area Fetal Alcohol Network Society

    Information and services for FASD in Edmonton and the surrounding area.