The goal of the Healthy Child Development Program is to promote health and well-being for pregnant women and families with infants and young children ages 0-6 years.
Who assists with the program?
Our Maternal and Child Health Nurse, along with the Program Assistant, can assist with your questions regarding healthy child development, parenting strategies, education, and support. The programming activities can include education sessions on parenting, play groups, and creative parenting support groups.
How can a Maternal and Child Health Nurse assist me?
A Maternal and Child Health Nurse can provide information on developmental milestones, parenting strategies, well baby home visits, immunizations, and referrals to specialized services.
The Goal of the Healthy Child Development Program
To support pregnant women and families with infants and young children so that they may reach their fullest developmental and lifetime potential
To improve pregnancy outcomes and child health by creating awareness of healthy choices
- Home visits
- Support before and after childbirth
- Assist with coordinating specialized services
- Community education
- Parenting groups
- Parenting strategies
To register or for more information contact the Healthy Babies Healthy Children worker at 705-368-2182 ext. 213