The Pregnancy Passport Handout supports you in having a healthy pregnancy, tracking your progress, and preparing for your baby.
The Pregnancy Passport includes:
Ask your doctor, midwife, or local health unit for a Pregnancy Passport.
- information for you to think about and discuss with your care provider relating to your needs throughout your pregnancy, birth, and after your baby is born;
- information about the care you can expect during pregnancy, birth, and the first weeks after your baby's birth;
- a place to record check-ups and tests;
- places to write down goals, questions, ideas, decisions, and hope and dreams for her baby; and
- a list of resources for more information.
The Pregnancy Passport is published by Perinatal Services BC in partnership with the Ministry of Health and health authorities. The Pregnancy Passport is a companion to Baby's Best Chance.
Our Sacred Journey: Aboriginal Pregnancy Passport can help take you and your family through your sacred journey of pregnancy, birth, and baby’s first few weeks. The passport provides an expectant mother with health information, resources, traditional teachings, growth charts, checklists, and a place to write down goals, thoughts, ideas, and dreams for your baby.
Ask your doctor, midwife, care provider, or health unit for an Aboriginal Pregnancy Passport.
The Aboriginal Pregnancy Passport was developed by Perinatal Services BC in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and First Nations Health Authority.
A special thank you goes out to the First Nations and Aboriginal Elders, community members, and professionals who helped develop this resource; members of the Provincial Advisory Committee; expert reviewers from around the province; and the Population and Public Health Program at the Provincial Health Services Authority. Please see the full list of acknowledgements.