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Health Before Pregnancy

Reproductive Life Planning

Did you know that over 50 percent of pregnancies are unplanned? 

Whether or not you plan to have a baby now, or in the future, a reproductive life plan can help everyone in their reproductive years to set personal goals and plan for the future. It will help you think about things that you can do now to improve your health, protect your fertility and improve the health of a future baby.

Create your reproductive life plan and address any concerns with your health care provider.

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Prenatal Education

Find out more about our online and in-person prenatal education options.

Need More Information About Health Before Pregnancy?

Call 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803, ext. 223.

News, Research and Reports RELATED TO: Pregnancy

Teenage Pregnancy Report

PUBLISHED: Thursday March 30, 2017

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Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) is in Green-Prevent level of the provincial reopening Framework since February 10, 2021.

For details regarding restrictions and precautions applicable to the Green-Prevent level of the province’s reopening Framework, please visit Ontario.ca.

In addition to restrictions outlined by the province, Dr. Piotr Oglaza, Medical Officer of Health and CEO at HPEPH, has implemented a Class 22 Order, which includes additional precautions in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties.

HPEPH will continue to update hpePublicHealth.ca to include information for local businesses and residents. Local business owners/operators who are unable to find answers to their questions on our web page are invited to complete our online inquiry form.

If you are concerned about potential exposure to a positive case of COVID-19, please be reassured that any contacts of a confirmed case will be contacted directly and monitored by public health.

Low-risk and indirect contacts should self monitor for symptoms for 14 days from the time of potential exposure and seek testing if symptoms develop. Low risk contacts do not need to isolate unless symptoms develop, and can continue to attend school/work/daycare while monitoring for symptoms.