The Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs is pleased to announce the release of the first chapters of the updated Family-Centered Maternity and Newborn Care: National Guidelines from the Public Health Agency of Canada. The guidelines are dedicated to improving and creating consistency in maternal and newborn health and to inform evidence based practice across Canada. The aim of the guidelines is to positively impact health from preconception to postpartum, and throughout the lifecourse of children, women and families.
PDFs of the chapters and related factsheets/infographics are available online at:
Over the next two years, the Public Health Agency of Canada will be releasing the remaining chapters. If you have any questions about the Family-Centred Maternity and Newborn Care: National Guidelines please contact Lynn Menard at Lynn.Menard2@canada.ca.