To help expectant parents learn more about
birthweight and having a healthy pregnancy,
Alberta health Services offers no-charge or low-cost prenatal classes throughout the province,
including the ones listed below. For a full list of
services, visit albertahealthservices.ca and search
for pregnancy and childbirth.
calgary and area
Birth and Babies Childbirth and Parenting
Visit www.birthandbabies.com for course
information and pregnancy resources.
Community Perinatal Program,
Preconception/Early Pregnancy Classes,
The nutrition Counselling–Prenatal Outpatients
program offers nutrition counselling to women
trying to conceive and women with high-risk
pregnancies. See AhS website for locations.
health Canada website ( hc-sc.ca); search for
healthy pregnancy healthy living.
Alberta health and Wellness, healthy eating and
Active living for Pregnancy ( healthyalberta.ca/
For more information, see the Apple article
“The Weighting game” from Nov/dec 2010