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Posted on July 5, 2009 by Kawartha Lakes Pregnancy Centre

If I choose to have my baby, what do I need to do?

The staff at KLPC are available to assist you in putting together a parenting plan for you and your little one. Areas you may wish to consider are as follows:

  1. Who will assist you as you parent your child?
    1. Will your parents be involved?
    2. Does the birth father intend to stay involved and support you with your baby?
    3. Is there anyone else who will give you support?
    4. Is it a good parenting plan to have someone else parent your child (ie. adoption)?
  2. If I choose to parent.....
    1. Producing a healthy baby.
      • On-going medical care.
      • Need for pre-natal vitamins.
      • Nutritional food.
      • No drugs or alcohol.
      • Smoking contributes to low birth weight.
      • Try to minimize stress.
    2. Pre-natal program.
      • Fetal development.
      • Care for mom and baby.
      • Preparing for baby's birth.
      • Benefits of breast-feeding.
      • Labour and delivery.
      • Infant bonding.
      • How Dad's can help.
    3. Practical provisions.
      • Financial concerns.
      • Housing.
      • Baby items.
      • Further educational pursuits.
      • Day care.

For further information: See KLPC's Educational Resources on this web-site.