Welcome Baby

Open to all pregnant women. Program is beneficial for social interaction, nutrition education, and pre- and post-natal education.

Location:

Compass Community Health in the Community room (1st floor)


Meeting Times: Once per week- Thursdays 12:30pm to 2:30 pm

Goals of Program:

  • To improve food security.
  • To encourage health-enhancing behaviours of pregnant women and new mothers.
  • To provide opportunities to meet other new mothers (and soon-to-be mothers).


Description of Program (activities, participants, etc.):

  • Supportive and culturally-sensitive services are provided in a weekly informal drop-in.
  • Promotion of healthy eating during pregnancy and lactation is facilitated through hands-on food preparation.
  • A public health nurse and a dietitian provide pre-natal and post-natal education as needed.
  • Participants receive a $10.00 food voucher each week. Bus tickets are available. Childcare is available for children 1-5 years, by a qualified Early Childhood Educator.

Graduates are given the opportunity to train as parent facilitators.

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For more information, please contact:  Cory Ma: 905-523-6611 ext. 3047