Pamphlets

The resource centre has a number of pamphlets that can be provided to workplaces. A number of the pamphlets listed below can also be downloaded and printed off.  

Note: All print resources are available to workplaces in Waterloo Region

* This indicates a Region of Waterloo Resource, which is available in pdf format.  You have permission to download and distribute our fact sheets.

For resource requests please click here.
       
Cancer Prevention and Early Detection:
Breast Cancer Screening (Cancer Care Ontario)
Canadian Cancer Society (link to download or order various pamphlets)
Cervical Cancer Screening (available in other languages)
Early Detection and Screening Facts for Men (available to download from Canadian Cancer Society)
Early Detection and Screening Facts for Women (available to download from Canadian Cancer Society)
Get the Transparent Truth About Colon Cancer (Cancer Care Ontario)
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) (available to download from Region of Waterloo Public Health)

Breastfeeding Friendly Workplaces
Breastfeeding Buddies
Breastfeeding Support in Waterloo Region
Breastfeeding Your Baby
Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Program
Me? Breastfeed? (Peer-led prenatal breastfeeding workshop)
       
Healthy Eating
*A Guide To Eating Fish For Women, Children and Families (Region of Waterloo Public Health) (pdf only)
*Better Food to Buy - Canned and Dried (pdf only)
*Better Food to Buy - Refridgerated and Frozen (pdf only)
Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide (Health Canada) (6 page consumer brochure)
Also available in: French, First Nations, Inuit and Métis, Arabic, ChineseFarsi, Korean, Russian, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil and Urdu
EatRight Ontario – Speak with a Registered Dietitian (EatRight Ontario)  
Eat Safely During your Pregnancy (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care)
Fact Sheets from Eat Right Ontario
*Freezing Fruit (Region of Waterloo Public Health) (pdf only)
*Freezing Vegetables (Region of Waterloo Public Health) (pdf only)
Nutrition A-Z fact sheets from Dietitians of Canada
*Registered Dietitians in Private Practice – Waterloo Region (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
*Sources of Emergency and Low-cost Food in the Region of Waterloo (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Using the Nutrition Facts Table: % Daily Value (Health Canada) (pdf only)
       
Healthy Pregnancy and Transition to Parenthood - Reproductive Health
General
*Coping with Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
*Emotional Changes in Pregnancy (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Healthy Pregnancy Quiz (Public Health Agency of Canada)
Pregnancy and Childbirth (Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada)
*Promoting a Comfortable Pregnancy (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Returning to Work After Baby (Best Start)
Sensible Guide to Healthy Pregnancy (PHAC)
Work & Pregnancy Do Mix (Best Start)

Classes and Programs
Growing Healthy Two-gether Prenatal Nutrition Program (Carizon Counselling)
*Preparing for Parenthood: Prenatal and Information Support Program for Pregnant Women Kitchener/Waterloo 
*Preparing for Parenthood:  Prenatal and Information Support Program for Pregnant Women Wellesley/Wilmot/Woolwich
Youth Prenatal Classes (Waterloo) (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Youth Prenatal Drop in (Monica Place) (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Youth Prenatal Drop in (Cambridge) (Region of Waterloo Public Health)

Environmental Health
Creating Healthy Home Environments for Kids - 5 Top Tips (CPCHE)
Playing it Safe: Childproofing for Environmental Health  (CPCHE)

Fathers/Partners
24 Hour Cribside Assistance (Dad Central Ontario)
Activities Dads can do with their children 0-6 (Best Start) 
Dad Central (Dad Central Ontario)
Men's information: How to build a healthy baby (Best Start)
Renovate your relationship (Dad Central) 
Sexual orientation and gender diversity in families (Best Start)  

Health Care and Community Services
Giving Birth in a New Land: A Guide for Women New to Canada and Their Families (Best Start, Also available in French, Arabic, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Tamil, and Urdu)
Midwifery in Waterloo Region
Services for Pregnant Women

Healthy Eating
*Calcium - The Non-Dairy Way (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Eat Safely During Your Pregnancy (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care) 
*Fibre Facts for Pregnancy (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Food Tracker for Pregnancy
Healthy Weight During Pregnancy
Healthy Eating for a Healthy Baby (Best Start, Also available in French, Arabic, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Tamil, and Urdu)
What all women should know? Folic Acid it's never too early (Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario)

Immunizations
Immunization during pregnancy and breastfeeding (Public Health Agency of Canada)
Immunization for your child (Public Health Agency of Canada)

Infections
Chickenpox and pregnancy
Fifth Disease and pregnancy
Healthy Weight During Pregnancy
Pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections
Pregnancy and toxoplasmosis

Labour and Delivery
Preterm labour (Best Start, Also available in French, Arabic, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Tamil, and Urdu)

Perinatal Mood Disorders
Life with a new baby is not always what you expect (Postpartum mood disorder) (Best Start, Also available in French, Arabic, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Tamil, and Urdu)
Life with a new baby is not always what you expect (tearsheet)
Taking care of your mental health while pregnant or planning a pregnancy (Best Start)

Planning for Pregnancy
Is there a baby in your future? Plan for it. (Best Start, Also available in French, Arabic, Chinese, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, and Urdu)
Fertility (Healthy Canadians)
Health Before Pregnancy Workbook (Best Start)
Waiting for Baby: Pregnancy after Age 35 (Best Start)

Physical Activity
*Active Living: Before, during and after pregnancy (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Active Pregnancy (Physical Activity Resource Centre)
Canadian Guidelines for Physical Activity in Pregnancy - PARMEDX for Pregnancy (Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology)
Physical Activity and Pregnancy (Middlesex-London Health Unit)
Physical activity readiness medical examination for pregnancy (PARmed-X)

Substances
Alcohol Use in Pregnancy Quiz (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Be Safe: Have an Alcohol Free Pregnancy (Best Start)
Mocktails for Mom (Best Start)
Motherisk (Hospital for Sick Kids)
Pregnets (Prevention of Gestational and Neonatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke) Website (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)
Services for women who are pregnant or parenting involved with alcohol and/or drugs

Road Safety
Ministry of Transportation Pamphlet on Cycling Safety          

Physical Activity
*Active Living: Before, during and after pregnancy (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines (Download one copy online from Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology or order multiple hard copies from Region of Waterloo Public Health Resource Centre)
Move more … sit lessTM : How to Build Movement into your Work Day  (Region of Waterloo Public Health) – download only
"My Plan to Move More ... Sit LessTM"  (Region of Waterloo Public Health) -- download only
Go the Extra Mile! (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care) – available to download in 8 different languages 
       
 Substance Misuse Prevention
Alcohol Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral: A Clinical Guide (for Healthcare Professionals, e.g., Occupational Health Nurse)
Canada's Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines
Cancer and Alcohol
Women and Alcohol
Screening Tools for Professionals
Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region

Sun Protection
*Outdoor Workers, Danger Due to UV Radiation from the Sun (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
FAQs - The Sun, Your Skin and Skin Cancer Fact Sheet (available from Canadian Dermatology Association)
*Going South?/ Thinking of Artificial Tanning? (available to download from Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Melanoma Skin Cancer - 5 Steps for Checking (available from Canadian Dermatology Association)
Rain, shine or snow, protect your skin from the sun (available to download from Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer (Canadian Cancer Society)
Tanning and its Effects on Your Health (available to download from Health Canada)
Sunscreen Questions (available from Canadian Dermatology Association)
Sunglasses (available to download from Health Canada)

Tobacco Free Living
Clear the Air: Protect yourself and your family from second-hand smoke (Canadian Cancer Society)
Steps to Make Your Home Smoke Free
One Step at a Time: For Smokers Who Don’t Want to Quit (Canadian Cancer Society)
One Step at a Time: For Smokers Who Want to Quit (Canadian Cancer Society)
One Step at a Time: If You Want to Help a Smoker Quit (Canadian Cancer Society)
On the Road to Quitting - Guide to Becoming a Non-Smoker (Health Canada)
Quit 4 Life (Health Canada)

Second-Hand Smoke
Second-hand smoke during pregnancy
Second-hand smoke and children
Smoking during pregnancy
Smoking facts for dads-to-be

Smoke-Free Homes – steps to make your home smoke-free)
*So You Want to Quit Smoking: A Guide to What is Available in Waterloo Region (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Thinking about Quitting (Smokers’ Help Line) 1-877-513-5333
Smoker's HelpLine in the Workplace
*Report: Tobacco Use in Waterloo Region (Region of Waterloo Public Health, 2015)              
             
Public Health Resource Centre Resource Request
Please call 519-575-4400 ext. 2256.
       
To see the most up-to-date listing of pamphlets or to order pamphlets use the Public Health Resource Centre Online ordering form
       
Orders larger than 10 pamphlets must be picked up at the Public Health Resource Centre - Map
Main Floor, 99 Regina Street S., Waterloo, ON N2J 4V3