Pregnancy and Prenatal

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) offers education, information and support to expectant parents. Having a baby can be one of the most exciting things, however, you might feel nervous and unsure of what to expect. We are here to help you at every stage of your pregnancy.

Take one of our prenatal classes or contact a public health nurse and receive one-to-one support.

Register for our prenatal classes

Access a public health nurse

Contact your healthcare provider

If you believe that you are pregnant, contact your healthcare provider. They can confirm your pregnancy and help discuss next steps to ensure that you and your baby are healthy throughout the pregnancy and delivery.

They will also give you a copy of Your Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy.

Pregnancy supports

You may need to make a few lifestyle and dietary changes in order to help the growth and development of your new baby. Learn about alcohol use, diet and physical activity during pregnancy. For more information to help you through your pregnancy visit:

Pregnant in Perth County newsletter

Expecting a baby? Sign-up to receive Pregnant in Perth County, our monthly e-newsletter about pregnancy, childbirth, preparing for parenthood and more! Huron residents are welcome to sign up as well!

Subscribe today!

Our newsletter provides you with important, up-to-date information, suggestions and tips, to help make informed decisions for you and your baby. You'll receive monthly issues based on where you are in your pregnancy, with features such as:

  • Your developing baby
  • Changes in you
  • Health eating
  • Being active
  • Partner support
  • Preparing for parenting
  • Local connections

Abortion services

You can access abortion legally and safely in Ontario. Find abortion services locally to help you get the support you need.