pregnancyinfo.sogc.org is an initiative of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), Canada’s leading authority on sexual and reproductive health. Content on the site is developed by the SOGC in collaboration with a team of health professionals that includes doctors, midwives, and nurses based on guidelines from the SOGC.

Health information on this site is intended as general information only. It is not intended to replace an in-person consultation with a health-care professional, nor is it intended to provide medical advice.

The SOGC would like to thank Dr. Jennifer Blake, Dr. George D. Carson, Lisa Morgan, RM, and Ann Sprague, RN, Ph.D. for their contributions to the review and update of the pregnancyinfo.sogc.org website.

The SOGC is grateful for the financial contribution in the form of unrestricted grants from Church & Dwight Canada Corp. and Duchesnay Inc.

We hope you find what you’re looking for on this site. For questions, or if there is a topic you would like to see covered, please send us an email.