From Tiny Tot to Toddler

A practical guide for parents
from pregnancy to age two

French Version Mieux vivre avec notre enfant

2017

Distribution

Click on the Health region where you plan to undergo pregnancy follow-up to show where the Tiny Tot guide is distributed.

Bas-Saint-Laurent

Distribution arrangements according to your pregnancy checkup:

CSSS Basques

The perinatal nurse at the CLSC will receive the notice of pregnancy completed by your doctor at your first pregnancy checkup. She will then mail you a copy of the guide.

CSSS Kamouraska

The perinatal nurse at the CLSC will receive the notice of pregnancy completed by your doctor at your first pregnancy checkup. She will then call you to ask you to come pick up a copy of the guide left in your name at the CLSC reception desk.

CSSS Matane

The doctor will give you a copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup.

CSSS Matapédia

The perinatal nurse at the CLSC will receive the notice of pregnancy completed by your doctor at your first pregnancy checkup. She will then call you to ask you to come pick up a copy of the guide left in your name at the CLSC reception desk.

CSSS Mitis

The midwife will give you a copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup at Maison de naissances Colette-Julien, or the doctor will give you a copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup.

CSSS Rimouski-Neigette

The perinatal liaison nurse will receive the notice of pregnancy completed by your doctor at your first pregnancy checkup. She will then make an appointment to meet you at the hospital and give you a copy of the guide.

CSSS Rivière-du-Loup

The perinatal nurse at the CLSC will receive the notice of pregnancy completed by your doctor at your first pregnancy checkup. She will then make an appointment to meet you at the CLSC and give you a copy of the guide.

CSSS Témiscouata

The nurse from the Cabano or Dégelis Family Medicine Group will give you a copy of the guide when she first meets with you at the start of the pregnancy. The perinatal nurse at the CLSC will receive the notice of pregnancy completed by your doctor at your first pregnancy checkup. She will then make an appointment to meet you at the CLSC and give you a copy of the guide.

Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean

Distribution arrangements according to your pregnancy checkup:

Hôpital D’Alma

During your first pregnancy checkup with your doctor, he or she will tell you to go to Hôpital d’Alma for blood tests. During your visit to the hospital, the nurse will give you a color-coded coupon and invite you to pick up your copy of the guide at CLSC de Lac St-Jean Est. You will not need an appointment at the CLSC, and it will also give you the opportunity to learn about the services available there.

Hôpital de Chicoutimi

During your first pregnancy checkup with your doctor, he or she will tell you to go to the women’s health clinic at Hôpital de Chicoutimi for blood tests. You will be given your copy of the guide at the hospital.

Hôpital de Dolbeau-Mistassini

During your first pregnancy checkup with your doctor, he or she will tell you to go to Hôpital de Dolbeau-Mistassini for blood tests. You will be given your copy of the guide at the hospital.

Hôpital de Roberval

During your first pregnancy checkup with your doctor, he or she will tell you to go to the perinatal clinic at Hôpital de Roberval for blood tests. You will be given your copy of the guide at the hospital.

Capitale-Nationale

During your first pregnancy checkup with your doctor, he or she will give you a prescription to make an appointment with the prenatal clinic at the CSSS. The nurse at the prenatal clinic will give you a copy of the guide at your first appointment, between the 12th and 16th week of pregnancy. If a midwife is following your pregnancy, she must give you a copy of the guide at the start of the pregnancy. Copies of the guide can be picked up from any one of the prenatal clinics at the CSSS or at Maison de naissance de la Capitale-Nationale.

CSSS Charlevoix

  • CLSC de Baie Saint Paul
  • Hôpital de La Malbaie

CSSS Québec-Nord

  • CLSC de la Jacques-Cartier
    (Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier)
  • CLSC Orléans (Beaupré)
  • CLSC Orléans (Maizerets)
  • CLSC La Source (Nord)
  • CLSC La Source (Sud)

CSSS Portneuf

  • CLSC Donnacona
  • CLSC Pont-Rouge
  • CLSC Saint-Marc-des-Carrières
  • CLSC Saint-Raymond

CSSS Vieille-Capitale

  • CLSC de la Basse-Ville
  • CLSC de Limoilou
  • CLSC des Rivières (cliniques externes édifice Christ-Roi)
  • CLSC de Sainte-Foy-Sillery
  • Maison de naissance de la Capitale-Nationale

Hôpital Jeffery Hale-Saint-Brigid’s

  • Jeffery Hale Community Services

Mauricie et Centre-du-Québec

Distribution arrangements according to your pregnancy checkup:

CSSS Arthabaska-et-de-l’Érable
(Plessiville and Victoriaville)

You will be given a copy of the guide when you take your blood tests in the first trimester. The nurse at Centre de grossesse de l’Hôtel-Dieu d’Arthabaska will give you a copy of the guide if you live in the Arthabaska RCM. You will be given your copy of the guide from the perinatal nurse at CLSC de l’Érable if you live in the L’Érable RCM.

CSSS Bécancour-Nicolet-Yamaska

According to where you have your pregnancy checkups, you can pick up a copy of the guide from your doctor’s office, Maison de naissance de la Rivière, the pregnancy center at CSSS Drummond, or at CSSS d’Arthabaska-de-l’Érable.

CSSS Drummond (Drummondville)

You will be given your copy of the guide in your 12th week of pregnancy at the CSSS Drummond pregnancy center at Hôpital Sainte-Croix in Drummondville.

CSSS Éneregie (Shawinigan)

You will be given your copy of the guide from the pregnancy checkup clinic at Hôpital du Centre de la Mauricie in Shawinigan-Sud.

CSSS Haut-Saint-Maurice (La Tuque)

You will be given your copy of the guide at the obstetrics clinic at CSSS du Haut-Saint-Maurice in La Tuque around the 12th week of pregnancy.

CSSS Maskinongé

You will be given your copy of the guide at your pregnancy checkup with your doctor.

CSSS Trois-Rivières

You will be given your copy of the guide at your pregnancy checkup with your doctor.

CSSS Vallée-de-la-Batiscan

You will be given your copy of the guide at your pregnancy checkup with your doctor.

Maison de naissance de la Rivière (Nicolet)

You will be given your copy of the guide at your pregnancy checkup with your midwife.

Estrie

Distribution arrangements according to your pregnancy checkup:

At your doctor’s office

You will be given your copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup with your doctor.

At your birthing center

You will be given your copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup with your midwife.

Montréal

Distribution arrangements according to your pregnancy checkup:

At your birthing center

  • Côte-des-Neiges
  • Jeanne-Mance
  • Lac Saint-Louis

You will be given your copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup at the birthing center.

Centre hospitalier de LaSalle

Your doctor will give you a coupon at your first pregnancy checkup. The coupon invites you to come pick up your copy of the guide during blood tests at the sampling centers at the hospitals in LaSalle and Verdun as well as the Biron Laboratory.

Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine

You will be given your copy of the guide at the first appointment with your doctor or at the gynecology-obstetrics clinic at Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine.

Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur

You will be given your copy of the guide at your first appointment with your doctor or at the obstetrics clinic at Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur.

Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont

You will be given your copy of the guide at your first appointment at the obstetrics outpatient clinic at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont. If you are receiving pregnancy care at a private practice, your doctor’s secretary will give you a coupon after your first pregnancy checkup asking you to visit the obstetrics clinic at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont to pick up a copy of the guide.

Hôpital Saint-Luc

You will be given your copy of the guide at your first appointment with your doctor or at the obstetrics clinic at Hôpital Saint-Luc.

Jewish General Hospital

You may get your copy of the Tiny tots to toddler booklet as you pre-register in pavilion H, room H-173, or pavilion B, room B-114 in the hospital.

Lakeshore General Hospital

Mothers who go to private clinics are given a coupon during their first pregnancy checkup. They can exchange the coupon for a guide at the hospital's post-partum department, on the 2nd floor of the south wing. Mothers being followed at Centre médical Brunswick will be given a copy of the guide at the clinic.

Royal Victoria Hospital - Glen Site

At your first appointment, your doctor will tell you to go the Admissions Office during the hours of 7 h -16 h. You can pick up a copy of the guide from Room C06.1250 near the Birthing Center and Clinics.

St. Mary’s Hospital Center

After your first medical visit, you will receive your book at your pre-admission at the hospital, local G-310.

Outaouais

Distribution arrangements according to your pregnancy checkup:

At your birthing center

You will be given a copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup.

CLSC

Local doctors will tell you and your partner to pick up your copy of the guide at your local CLSC. Guides are available from the 12th week of pregnancy at CLSC reception desks.

Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Distribution arrangements for the entire region:

At your doctor’s office

You will be given a copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup at your doctor’s office.

Côte-Nord

A notice of pregnancy will be completed by your doctor at your first pregnancy checkup. These notices provide CSSSs with contact details for all mothers-to-be.

CSSS Basse-Côte-Nord (Blanc-Sablon)

The nurse from the health service will call you at the start of your pregnancy to come pick up your copy of the guide and learn more about the services available.

CSSS de la Haute-Côte-Nord (Les Escoumins, Forestville)

The nurse from Pavillon Escoumins and Pavillon Forestville will call you to come pick up your copy of the guide and learn more about the services available.

CSSS Hématite (Fermont)

Once she has received your notice of pregnancy, the perinatal nurse will give you a copy of the guide at your first one-on-one prenatal meeting.

CSSS Manicouagan (Baie-Comeau)

Your doctor will give you a coupon at your first pregnancy checkup. Use it to obtain your copy of the guide from reception at CLSC Lionel-Charest. For GMF, the secretary shall issue a voucher to the client during the first visit. Doctors at the Family Medicine Unit (UMF) present the guide to the client during the first visit.

CSSS Minganie (Havre-Saint-Pierre)

The Tiny Tot is presented at the first appointment for pregnancy. As needed, the guide can be mailed.

CSSS Port-Cartier (Port-Cartier)

The perinatal nurses distribute the guide in the notice of pregnancy to future mothers.

CSSS Sept-Îles (Sept-Îles)

You will be given your copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup at the Vents et Marées medical clinic.

Nord-du-Québec

At your first pregnancy checkup with your doctor, the secretary will ask you to contact the nurse at your local health center. The department that receives notices of pregnancy makes sure that all mothers-to-be have received their copy of the guide.

Centre de santé de Chibougamau

The nurse from the family planning and sexual health program will give you a copy of the guide.

Centre de santé Isle-Dieu de Matagami

The nurse from the parent and child health program will give you a copy of the guide.

Centre de santé Lebel

The nurse from the parent and child health program will give you a copy of the guide.

Centre de santé de Radisson

The nurse from the perinatal clinic will give you a copy of the guide.

Centre de santé René-Ricard

The nurse from the parent and child health program will give you a copy of the guide.

Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Distribution arrangements according to your pregnancy checkup:

CISSS de la Gaspésie - RLS de la Baie-des-Chaleurs

The perinatal nurse at your local CLSC will give you a copy of the guide at your first meeting following receipt of the notice of pregnancy.

CISSS de la Gaspésie - RLS de La Côte-de-Gaspé

The perinatal nurse at your local CLSC will give you a copy of the guide at your first meeting following receipt of the notice of pregnancy.

Nurses from the Family Medicine Group will give you a copy of the guide at your first appointment at the start of your pregnancy. If you don’t live within the territory served, you can pick up your copy of the guide from a perinatal nurse at your local CLSC.

CISSS de la Gaspésie - RLS du Rocher Percé

The perinatal nurse at your local CLSC will give you a copy of the guide at your first meeting following receipt of the notice of pregnancy.

CISSS des Îles

Nurses at the CLSC will give you a coupon. You can exchange this coupon for your copy of the guide from the nurse at the family medicine unit at Hôpital de Cap aux Meules at your first pregnancy checkup.

Chaudière-Appalaches

Distribution arrangements according to your pregnancy checkup:

CSSS Beauce

Your doctor will give you a copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup.

CSSS Etchemins

At your first pregnancy checkup, your doctor will tell you to go to your local CLSC for a prenatal visit around your 12th week of pregnancy. Your copy of the guide will be given to you then.

CSSS Grand Littoral

You will be given your copy of the guide at CSSS de Grand-Littoral.

CSSS Montmagny-L’Islet

Your doctor will give you a copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup.

CSSS Région de Thetford

You will be given your copy of the guide at your ultrasound at Centre hospitalier de Thetford.

Laval

Distribution arrangements for the entire region:

At your doctor’s office

You will be given your copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup with your doctor.

Lanaudière

Distribution arrangements for the entire region:

At your doctor’s office

You will be given your copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup with your doctor.

Laurentides

Distribution arrangements according to your pregnancy checkup:

At your doctor’s office

You will be given your copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup with your doctor.

Maison de naissance du Boisé

You will be given your copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup.

Montérégie

Distribution arrangements according to your pregnancy checkup:

CSSS Champlain et Hôpital Charles-Le Moyne
(Greenfield Park)

Copies of the guide are available from most doctors at your first pregnancy checkup. Other doctors will give you a coupon you can exchange for a copy of the guide at the office of the hospital’s prenatal clinic.

CSSS Haute-Yamaska (Granby)

You will be given your copy of the guide at the CLSC prenatal clinic when you have your blood tests around the 12th week of pregnancy.

CSSS Haut-Richelieu-Rouville (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu)

  • You will be given your copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup with the doctor at the Haut-Richelieu gynecology-obstetrics clinic at Clinique médicale du Coteau or with Dr. Ah-Sue.
  • If you plan to give birth outside our territory, you will be given your copy of the guide around the twelfth week of pregnancy when you go for blood tests at either CLSC de la Vallée des Forts, CLSC du Richelieu, or one of the two service points in Saint-Césaire and Henryville.

CSSS Haut-Saint-Laurent (Huntingdon)

You will be given your copy of the guide at the blood sampling clinic at one of the CLSC’s four service points.

CSSS Jardins-Roussillon (Châteauguay)

The guide is presented at the first meeting of pregnancy by doctors at the medical clinic Montchamp, St-Pierre Mercier, Chemin St-Jean, Family Châteauguay Châteauguay and gynecology clinic.

CSSS Pierre-Boucher (Longueuil)

At your first pregnancy checkup, your doctor will inform you that you will be given your copy of the guide around the 12th week of pregnancy at the hospital’s sampling center.

CSSS Pommeraie (Cowansville)

The guide is delivered only to the CLSC prenatal clinic.

CSSS Richelieu-Yamaska (St-Hyacinthe)

You will be given your copy of the guide at your first pregnancy checkup with your doctor.

CSSS Sorel-Tracy

You will be given your copy of the guide at blood tests at the CLSC around the 12th week of pregnancy.

CSSS Suroît (Valleyfield)

You will be given your copy of the guide at the hospital’s outpatient clinic, the medical clinic, or the Havre Santé clinic at your first pregnancy checkup.

CSSS Vaudreuil-Soulanges (Vaudreuil-Dorion)

  • Copies of the guide are distributed at blood tests at the CLSC points of service in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Rigaud, and Saint-Polycarpe around the 12th week of pregnancy.
  • You may also obtain your copy of the guide at your first prenatal meeting between the 10th and 12th weeks of pregnancy, at home if you are a mother-to-be receiving individualized care for an at-risk pregnancy, or from any of the three obstetricians at the Vaudreuil-Dorion medical clinic.
  • The guide is provided by obstetricians at 5 CSSSVS (clinic specializing in new premises of CSSS).

Nunavik

Distribution arrangements according to your pregnancy checkup:

Centre de santé Inuulitsivik

In the villages of Puvirnituq, Salluit, and Inukjuak, you will be given your copy of the guide by your midwife at the start of the pregnancy. In other villages your nurse will give you a copy of the guide at the start of the pregnancy.

Centre de Santé Tulattavik de l’Ungava

The nurse at your service point in any of the seven villages will give you a copy of the guide as soon as possible at the start of your pregnancy once your pregnancy has been confirmed by a nurse.

Terres-Cries de la Baie-James

You will be given your copy of the guide by your nurse or community health representative at your first prenatal checkup.

  • Clinique d’Eastmain

  • Clinique Mistissini

  • Clinique de Nemaska

  • Clinique Oujé-Bougoumou

  • Clinique Waskaganish

  • Clinique Waswanipi

  • Clinique Wemindji

  • Clinique Whapmagoostui

  • Hôpital de Chisasibi

Where to get your free guide

A free guide is distributed to all new Québec parents at the beginning of pregnancy follow-up. You can find out where and when to get the guide in your region.

Parents who adopt a child can get a guide from Centres jeunesse and international adoption agencies.

Health regions