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Pregnancy and early childhood

Health services from pregnancy to infancy and for children until the end of age five.

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10 services

Labour and birth

1 services

New parents & baby

11 services

Infants to 18 months

12 services


10 services

Early years

10 services


4 services


3 services

Pregnancy and early childhood services A to Z

Browse the complete A to Z list of pregnancy and early childhood services available in-person and virtually.


  • Antepartum Assessment Outpatient Service

  • Breast Milk Donation

  • Connect Parent Group (FACES)

  • Dental Public Health Children's Program

  • Early Childhood Mental Health Services

  • General Paediatric Clinic

  • Healthiest Babies Possible Program

  • Healthy Families Program

  • Hearing Screening

  • Immunization Clinics

  • Inpatient Paediatric Services

  • Maternity Services

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU)

  • Paediatric Asthma Clinics

  • Paediatric Nursing Support Services

  • Prenatal & Early Years Program

  • Public Health Dietitian Services

  • Safe Babies Program

  • Sexual Health Clinics

  • Sheway Pregnancy Outreach Program

  • Speech & Language Services

  • Youth Pregnancy & Parenting Program (YPPP)

Pregnancy and early childhood resources

Learning to breastfeed

SmartMom delivers free, trusted health tips to pregnant women in Vancouver Coastal Health

Parenting resources

Growth and development, infants to 18 months

Growth and development, toddlers

Growth and development, preschoolers

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) referrals for pregnant people and parents

Child Health Passport

Signs your baby needs medical attention

Post partum depression

Tips for common breastfeeding challenges

Labour & birth process

Parents of Richmond Hospital’s smallest patients gain new connection with their infants

How to keep children's teeth healthy

Full maternity services resume at Squamish General Hospital

Limited, temporary disruption to Squamish General Hospital maternity services in early July

Immunization after care for children

Child care

Eating & nutrition for infants to 18 months

Medical care for babies and young children

Adjusting as new parents

New baby basics

Recovery after birth

Keeping baby & you healthy

Eating and nutrition for preschoolers

Eating & nutrition for toddlers