Map of Simcoe Muskoka

Pregnancy and Before

Parental Characteristics

Parenthood marks a new stage in life for many new mothers and fathers. Different circumstances, including age, previous births, income, education and social support can influence the health of the mother and baby and the ability of new families to meet the challenges and opportunities of parenthood.  

For more information on parenting, please visit our health unit’s website on parenting.

This HealthSTATS section has data on the following:

Parental Age

Number of Previous Births

Social Influences