Prenatal Nutrition Programs.
Prenatal Nutrition Programs provide nutrition and vitamin supplements at no cost, and may include support during pregnancy, birth, breast-feeding and parenting.
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Aboriginal Prenatal and Nutritional Program
Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
Phone: 905-548-9593 x227
Contact: Amy Vukosa, Prenatal/Nutrition Coordinator
Email: cpnp@hric.ca
Website: www.hric.ca/
Address: 34 Ottawa St N, Hamilton, ON, L8H 3Y7
Hours: Admin: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Summer Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Cost: None;
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women who are willing to learn through native styles or families.
How to apply:
Due to COVID-19 services are currently being offered online and over the phone. Check-in calls will be made by staff to all participants. One-on-one supports available by phone. Contact for more details. Prenatal education classes, designed to enhance native education and fetal outcome. Program is offered in small groups and individual sessions, stressing traditional native birthing methods, as well as the current medical methods.
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Prenatal Nutrition Program
Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara - Hamilton
Phone: 905-528-0163 x3233
Contact: Melanie Morrison,
Website: www.cschn.ca
Address: 1320 Barton St E, Hamilton, ON, L8H 2W1
Hours: Mon, Wed, Thu 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Future mothers and their partners * Mothers of children up to one year of age and their partners
How to apply:
Due to the COVID-19 virus only essential primary care visits are permitted. All non-essential appointments will be either postponed or done remotely by telephone. Hours of operation are now Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm. All group activities have been cancelled and all foot care services have been cancelled. Educational program for new mothers including prenatal/postnatal program focusing on healthy interactions between babies and mothers with follow-ups concerning nutrition and postnatal home visits. Promotes healthy behaviours during pregnancy, prepares mothers for delivery, teaches about breastfeeding. Postnatal depression outreach, care for mothers and babies following the birth.
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Welcome Baby
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-546-2424 x1585
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: Dominic Agostino Riverdale Community Centre, 150 Violet Dr, Hamilton, ON, L8E 6B4
Dates: Phone: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hours: Wed 1 pm-3 pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one CPNP funded program.
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
This service/organization is offering service over the phone. In-person groups are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. Visit the City of Hamilton Closures and Cancellations website (https://www.hamilton.ca/coronavirus/affected-city-services) for details and updates. New participants are being accepted for the Welcome Baby program. To register contact Jen Yates, Welcome Baby coordinator Phone: 905-546-2424 x1577 Email: jennifer.yates@hamilton.ca Other services available: Online prenatal education is available and can be accessed by calling 905-546-2424 ext. 3591. The Health Connections phone line (905-546-3550) is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for expecting families and families that have children 0-6 years of age to learn and ask questions about: breastfeeding, child safety, growth and development, healthy eating, positive parenting, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, preparing for a healthy pregnancy and other programs and services. Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.
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Welcome Baby
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-546-2424 x1968
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, 45 Ellis Ave, Hamilton, ON, L8H 4L8
Dates: Phone: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hours: Thu 9:30 am-11:30 am
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one CPNP funded program.
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
This service/organization is offering service over the phone. In-person groups are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. Visit the City of Hamilton Closures and Cancellations website (https://www.hamilton.ca/coronavirus/affected-city-services) for details and updates. New participants are being accepted for the Welcome Baby program. To register contact Jen Yates, Welcome Baby coordinator Phone: 905-546-2424 x1577 Email: jennifer.yates@hamilton.ca Other services available: Online prenatal education is available and can be accessed by calling 905-546-2424 ext. 3591. The Health Connections phone line (905-546-3550) is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for expecting families and families that have children 0-6 years of age to learn and ask questions about: breastfeeding, child safety, growth and development, healthy eating, positive parenting, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, preparing for a healthy pregnancy and other programs and services. Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.
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Welcome Baby
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-546-2424 x7854
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: 735 King St E Floor 1A, Hamilton, ON, L8M 1A1
Dates: Phone: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hours: Tue 9:30 am-11:30 am
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one CPNP funded program.
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
This service/organization is offering service over the phone. In-person groups are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. Visit the City of Hamilton Closures and Cancellations website (https://www.hamilton.ca/coronavirus/affected-city-services) for details and updates. New participants are being accepted for the Welcome Baby program. To register contact Jen Yates, Welcome Baby coordinator Phone: 905-546-2424 x1577 Email: jennifer.yates@hamilton.ca Other services available: Online prenatal education is available and can be accessed by calling 905-546-2424 ext. 3591. The Health Connections phone line (905-546-3550) is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for expecting families and families that have children 0-6 years of age to learn and ask questions about: breastfeeding, child safety, growth and development, healthy eating, positive parenting, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, preparing for a healthy pregnancy and other programs and services. Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.
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Welcome Baby
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-523-6611 x3047
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: Compass Community Health, 438 Hughson St N, Hamilton, ON, L8L 4N5
Hours: Thu 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one CPNP funded program.
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
This service/organization is offering service over the phone. In-person groups are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. Visit the City of Hamilton Closures and Cancellations website (https://www.hamilton.ca/coronavirus/affected-city-services) for details and updates. New participants are being accepted for the Welcome Baby program. To register contact Jen Yates, Welcome Baby coordinator Phone: 905-546-2424 x1577 Email: jennifer.yates@hamilton.ca Other services available: Online prenatal education is available and can be accessed by calling 905-546-2424 ext. 3591. The Health Connections phone line (905-546-3550) is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for expecting families and families that have children 0-6 years of age to learn and ask questions about: breastfeeding, child safety, growth and development, healthy eating, positive parenting, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, preparing for a healthy pregnancy and other programs and services. Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.
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Welcome Baby
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-546-2424 x7854
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: Church of Ascension, enter at red door, 258 John St S, Hamilton, ON, L8N 2C1
Dates: Phone: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hours: Thu 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) funded program.
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
This service/organization is offering service over the phone. In-person groups are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. Visit the City of Hamilton Closures and Cancellations website (https://www.hamilton.ca/coronavirus/affected-city-services) for details and updates. New participants are being accepted for the Welcome Baby program. To register contact Jen Yates, Welcome Baby coordinator Phone: 905-546-2424 x1577 Email: jennifer.yates@hamilton.ca Other services available: Online prenatal education is available and can be accessed by calling 905-546-2424 ext. 3591. The Health Connections phone line (905-546-3550) is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for expecting families and families that have children 0-6 years of age to learn and ask questions about: breastfeeding, child safety, growth and development, healthy eating, positive parenting, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, preparing for a healthy pregnancy and other programs and services. Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.
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Welcome Baby
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-546-2424 x3706
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: Hamilton Community Food Centre, 310 Limeridge Rd W Unit 10, Hamilton, ON, L9C 2V2
Dates: Phone: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hours: Tue 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one CPNP funded program
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
This service/organization is offering service over the phone. In-person groups are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. Visit the City of Hamilton Closures and Cancellations website (https://www.hamilton.ca/coronavirus/affected-city-services) for details and updates. New participants are being accepted for the Welcome Baby program. To register contact Jen Yates, Welcome Baby coordinator Phone: 905-546-2424 x1577 Email: jennifer.yates@hamilton.ca Other services available: Online prenatal education is available and can be accessed by calling 905-546-2424 ext. 3591. The Health Connections phone line (905-546-3550) is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for expecting families and families that have children 0-6 years of age to learn and ask questions about: breastfeeding, child safety, growth and development, healthy eating, positive parenting, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, preparing for a healthy pregnancy and other programs and services. Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.
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Welcome Baby
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-546-2424 x1577 * Health Connections 905-546-3550
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: EarlyON Child and Family Centre - Main West, 1900 Main St W, Hamilton, ON, L8R 2V6
Dates: Phone: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hours: Wed 1 pm-3 pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one CPNP funded program.
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
This service/organization is offering service over the phone. In-person groups are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. Visit the City of Hamilton Closures and Cancellations website (https://www.hamilton.ca/coronavirus/affected-city-services) for details and updates. New participants are being accepted for the Welcome Baby program. To register contact Jen Yates, Welcome Baby coordinator Phone: 905-546-2424 x1577 Email: jennifer.yates@hamilton.ca Other services available: Online prenatal education is available and can be accessed by calling 905-546-2424 ext. 3591. The Health Connections phone line (905-546-3550) is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for expecting families and families that have children 0-6 years of age to learn and ask questions about: breastfeeding, child safety, growth and development, healthy eating, positive parenting, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, preparing for a healthy pregnancy and other programs and services. Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.