Pregnancy & Babies Resource Centre


This guide was prepared to help community health representatives (CHRs) in Nunavut access information about pregnancy and babies that is available at The Hospital for Sick Children’s (SickKids) website, The evidence-based health information was created in collaboration with expert health professionals at SickKids.

Because the Pregnancy & Babies resource centre on is hundreds of pages long, and material on a topic is sometimes spread across several pages, it can be challenging to find information without a fast Internet connection. This summary guide will help.

The guide is available in English, French, and Inuktitut.

List of Topics

  • Detailed index of resource centre
  • The expecting father
  • Miscarriage
  • Pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH)
  • Asthma and pregnancy
  • Diabetes and pregnancy
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)
  • Sleep time
  • Relationship stress after having a baby
  • Fever in babies
  • Spitting up and vomiting
  • Infection in newborn babies
  • Diaper rash