Women expecting a baby can access a new Pregnancy Passport to help them have a healthy pregnancy, track their progress, and prepare for their baby.
The Pregnancy Passport includes:
- information for women to think about and discuss with their care provider relating to their needs throughout their pregnancy, birth, and after their baby is born;
- information about the care they can expect during pregnancy, birth, and the first weeks after their baby's birth;
- a place to record check-ups and tests;
- places to write down goals, questions, ideas, decisions, and hope and dreams for their baby; and
- a list of resources for more information.
The Pregnancy Passport has been distributed to doctors, midwives, and local health units across BC and can be ordered by health care providers through the Forms
Women are encouraged to ask their health care provider for a Pregnancy Passport.
Perinatal Services BC, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provides leadership, support, and coordination for the strategic planning of perinatal services in British Columbia in collaboration with regional health authorities and other key stakeholders. PSBC is the central source in the province for evidence-based perinatal information. For more information, visit www.perinatalservicesbc.ca.
The Provincial Health Services Authority plans, manages, and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide healthcare services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. For more information, visit www.phsa.ca.