Halton. Halton Region Health Department

Site: Oakville - Halton Regional Centre

Service: Halton Prenatal Nutrition Program

Record #: OAK4160
Last Full Update: 24 Oct 2022

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments

Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
In-person groups are suspended. Currently, the program is offered virtually:

  • Group time: Wed 1 pm – 1:50 pm
  • Participants receive a personalized Zoom invitation once registered for the group

Contact Information

Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-845-0588
E-Mail HPNP@halton.ca
Website www.halton.ca/For-Residents/Children-and-Parenting/Pregnancy-and-Prenatal-Health/Halton-Prenatal-Nutrition-Program
Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/haltonparents/ 
Instagram: www.instagram.com/RegionofHalton 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/haltonparents 
WordPress: www.haltonparentsblog.ca
Primary Contact Jennifer Hedges, Manager, Early Years

Agency Information

Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Established 2003
Primary Executive Dr Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health
Funding Regional / Municipal

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
In-person groups are suspended. Currently, the program is offered virtually:

  • Group time: Wed 1 pm – 1:50 pm
  • Participants receive a personalized Zoom invitation once registered for the group 

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A free year round program for parents who are pregnant or have a baby under 6 months of age to offer extra support for those facing challenging life circumstances. Weekly sessions are held on topics to improve the health of moms and their babies. 
 
Offers a warm and friendly environment to:

  • meet other expecting moms in your community
  • enjoy a healthy meal or snack with others
  • help you to feel more connected to your community
  • learn about healthy eating for mom and baby with a Registered Dietitian
  • learn about healthy pregnancies and babies with a Public Health Nurse
  • receive a voucher for a free Halton Fresh Food Box
  • receive a voucher for free prenatal vitamin/mineral supplements including vitamin D supplements for breastfed babies
  • receive transportation to and from the program location
  • receive childcare for children under 6
  • learn about local community supports and services
Hours Group time: Wed 1 pm–1:50 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Women who are pregnant or have a baby under 6 months of age
Application
  • New participants are always welcome
  • attend weekly throughout your pregnancy and until your baby is 6 months old
  • Please email HPNP@halton.ca or call 311 to register
  • You will receive a personalized Zoom invitation once you have registered for the group
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
Intersection Bronte Rd and North Service Rd W
Mailing Address c/o Halton Region Health Department
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Perinatal / Pregnancy / Postnatal ; Postnatal / Pregnancy
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program ; Nutrition Education ~ Pregnant Women ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Pregnant Women

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