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REACHING OUT TO PLACES, SERVICES AND PEOPLE: Baby changes everything

People often take for granted where they live. Prior to planning a pregnancy most people don’t give much thought to what it takes to get to all the places we need to in a day – to work, to the doctor or the local pharmacy.

It might not matter today where you live, but when you bring a new life into your world, your universe will change. Everything you do in a day will seem to relate to how quickly, or easily you can get somewhere with a baby in tow.

A lot more planning and thinking ahead will be needed. Think about how to set up your lifestyle to reach out to the places, services and people who are at a distance.

Can you get there from here?

You may want to weigh the pros and cons  of living outside a city centre including rural areas or even setting up home in new suburbs that don’t yet have full services. Start by finishing the following sentences:

FOR HELP CLOSE TO HOME CONTACT:

Health care provider:

Local public health unit: 1-800-267-8097

Local Ontario Early Years Centre: 1-866-821-7770


 
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