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Free Online Prenatal Program

 

Online Prenatal Program

Pregnancy, caregiving and child rearing can be exciting, challenging and uncertain all at the same time. The Grey Bruce Health Unit is here to help support you. We are pleased to offer you free online education that focuses on many aspects of child growth and development from pre-conception health to school entry.

YoMingo® is an education program that is web-based and is mobile-friendly.  The modules within the program include audio and visual effects, as well as links to evidence-based information to build on your knowledge and confidence. YoMingo® is viewed best through your handheld device.    

 

How to Register  

Register online by reading and agreeing to the information below.

Once registered, you will receive an email invitation from noreply@myyomingo.com where you can create a unique password and login.

Download the mobile app version by searching your app store for "myYoMingo," which is available in iTunes, Google Play and Windows app stores. 

Apple StoreGoogle Play StoreWindows Store

 

Register now by reading and agreeing to the information below. If you are having technical difficulties, or would like assistance when registering, please call 1-800-263-3456 ext 1221.

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  • Personal information is collected under the authority of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, Section 5, and in accordance with the Personal Health Information Protection Act and/or the (Municipal) Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, for the purposes of providing public health programs and for statistical purposes. Grey Bruce Health Unit may utilize your name and email address to contact you at a future date to gather feedback on this program, which you may choose to provide. Information provided for registration is subject to the Privacy Information Policies of Customized Communications, Inc. found at: https://www.customizedinc.com/yomingo, located in the United States and subject to their laws. Questions about the collection and use of personal health information should be directed to the office of the Privacy Officer, Grey Bruce Public Health Unit, 101 17th Street East, Owen Sound ON N4K 0A5, 519-376-9420, 1-800-263-3456 or privacyofficer@publichealthgreybruce.on.ca.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Once you have registered, you will receive an email from noreply@myyomingo.com that will welcome you to the YoMingo® program. The following email will provide you with your User ID as well as a temporary password. If you do not see the email within one business day, please check your "junk" or "spam" folder.

For questions about registering for YoMingo®, please call 519-376-9420 ext. 1221

  • Healthy Pregnancy
  • Labour and Birth
  • Breastfeeding
  • Caring for Your Newborn
  • Adjustment to Parenthood
  • Growing a Healthy Baby
  • Becoming a Parent
  • Brain Development
  • Caring for Your Newborn
  • Community Resources
  • Emotional Health
  • Infant Cues and Responsive Care
  • Prenatal Appointments
  • Sleep and Safety
  • Substances

Additional Features include

  • Kick Counter
  • Contraction timer
  • Personal journal
  • Feeding and Immunization log

 

To use the online prenatal course, you’ll need a computer or a smartphone and:

  • High speed internet. Dial-up internet will work, but the program will take longer to download. 
  • Audio (sound card and speakers or earphones).
  • Adobe Macromedia Flash Player and Acrobat Reader (download for free from Adobe). 
  • Active X controls enabled.
  • Pop-ups turned ON.
  • Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Firefox, or Safari.

 

You can also download the mobile app version by searching your app store for "myYoMingo," which is available in iTunes, Google Play and Windows app stores.

Apple StoreGoogle Play StoreWindows Store

Yes, the information found in each module is available in a variety of languages. If you are viewing the program on your desktop or tablet, simply choose your desired language from the dropdown list found at the top of the screen. If you are viewing the program through your handheld device, click on the menu icon (three lines in the top right) and select your language from the dropdown list.

Yes, when you are in the content modules, simply click on the icon on the top right “Read”. This will allow you to hear the information through your speakers and give you the option to Pause or Stop throughout.

 

If you have any questions, please call 519-376-9420 or 1-800-263-3456 ext 1324, or submit your request here.

 

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