A site on the relationships between abdominal obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, with specific information about the relationship between waist measurement and glucose intolerance in pregnancy.
A visual representation of healthy weight gain guidelines for professionals.
Actions and messaging to support women with healthy weight gains during pregnancy.
A reference of guidelines for recommended weight gain, activity, nutrition, and FAQs.
Resources focused on obesity in preconception and pregnancy.
A national organization dedicated to improving the health and lives of women in Canada and the world by collecting, producing, distributing and sharing knowledge, education, and resources, including information on weight expectations in pregnancy.
Dedicated organization responsible for establishing standards for the training, certification and lifelong education of family physicians. The site gives family physicians the opportunity to ask questions and discuss pregnancy-related health issues.
Health Canada’s Prenatal Nutrition Guidelines for Health Professionals: Background on Canada’s Food Guide
Health Canada's Prenatal Nutrition Guidelines for Health Professionals: Gestational Weight Gain
Provides information and research for health professionals on various health topics pertaining to pregnancy and breastfeeding.
A guideline for health screening prior to participation in a prenatal fitness class or other exercise.
Advising obstetric care providers on the maternal, fetal, and neonatal implications of aerobic and strength-conditioning exercises in pregnancy.
The SOGC is a leading authority on reproductive health care, producing national clinical guidelines for public and medical education on important women’s health issues.
The benefits of activity in pregnancy and specific details on which exercises are safe and which should be avoided.