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Halton Prenatal Nutrition Program

 
Learn about Halton Region's Prenatal Nutrition Program available to pregnant women and new mothers.

COVID-19 update

To help protect families and staff from the spread of COVID-19, Halton Prenatal Nutrition Program groups are running in a virtual format. 

In-person groups are suspended. Currently, the program is offered virtually:

  • Group (or Class) time: Wednesdays, 1 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
  • You will receive a personalized Zoom invitation once you have registered for the group.
 

Do you want to learn how to improve your health and the health of your baby? The Halton Prenatal Nutrition Program (HPNP) is free and runs year round. Come out weekly and enjoy a healthy meal in a friendly environment, surrounded by other pregnant and new parents looking to learn and meet new friends.

What is the Halton Prenatal Nutrition Program (HPNP)?

  • A free weekly program for parents who are pregnant or have a baby under 6 months of age
  • A program for families needing extra help to meet their basic needs, to support their emotional and physical health and adjustment to parenting
  • A supportive program that welcomes young pregnant parents, families new to Canada or new to their community
  • A connection to other community services
  • A chance to meet other parents and make new friends
  • An opportunity to learn

When can I join HPNP?

  • As soon as you know you are pregnant!
  • New participants are always welcome
  • Just come to a group! No pre-registration or health card required
  • Email HPNP@halton.ca or call 311

What support is available at HPNP?

Public health nurses and Food Co-ordinators:

  • Speak with a public health nurse and Food Co-ordinator
  • Learn about:
    • how to have a healthy pregnancy
    • what you can do to support labour and birth
    • breastfeeding
    • baby health and development
    • becoming a new parent
    • healthy nutrition

Receive free vouchers for:

  • Prenatal vitamins
  • Vitamin D

Session Times and Locations

In-person groups are suspended. Currently, the program is offered virtually:

  • Group (or Class) time: Wednesdays, 1 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
  • You will receive a personalized Zoom invitation once you have registered for the group.
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