Information Pamphlets

Optimal Birth BC develops information pamphlets to assist care providers in their efforts to inform pregnant individuals and their families about their choices in childbirth.

Pamphlet Orders


Order from Optimal Birth BC

You can order our high quality folded pamphlets by contacting us or by filling out our online order form.

Interested in complimentary copies to assess the need for these pamphlets in your practice? Please contact us.


Order Direct from your Health Authority

Interior Health Authority

Search for form number BCPROV44 through BCPROV54 or search by pamphlet title:

Document Services:

Royal Printers:

Access to Royal Printers for practices:

Northern Health Authority

Document Source:

21146-01 When Labour Starts
21146-02 Having an Epidural
21146-03 I want a Healthy Vaginal Birth
21146-04 Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

Downloadable Leaflets

You can download any of our double-sided single page leaflets below.

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) in BC
Describes risks and benefits of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) using statistics from BC over the past 10 years.

When Labour Starts
Explains what early labour is, what to expect, what to do, and when to call a doctor or midwife and go to the hospital.

I want a Healthy Vaginal Birth
Highlights information about prenatal care to improve the likelihood of a healthy vaginal birth and positive birth experience.

Having an Epidural
Provides information about managing pain during labour and epidural use.

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