Prenatal and Postnatal Program
We offer education to pregnant women on the healthy development of the baby; nutrition and exercise while pregnant; labour and delivery; preparing for baby’s arrival; breastfeeding; and, newborn care.
Women enter the program when they are pregnant and continue until their babies are 8 months old. Weekly sessions include workshops; information about pregnancy and children’s development, healthy snacks; assistance with transportation (TTC tickets); and, a $10 grocery voucher. Fathers are welcome.
There is support from nurses, a dietician, social workers, family home visitors and a lactation consultant. Program partners include St. Michael’s Hospital and Toronto Public Health, and St. Stephen's Settlement Services.
402 Shuter Street Toronto ON, M5A 1X6 Regent Park Community and Recreation Centre
During July and August - the program will be offered out of 465 Dundas Street East, Regent Park Community Health Centre.
Program runs on Mondays from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm (excluding holidays).
Pre-register on Fridays at 38 Regent Street Upper. from 1 - 3 pm.
If you have questions about registration, please call 416-362-0805 x 223 or 233.
Areas We Serve
North of Gardiner, South of Gerrard, East of Church, West of River.
See flyer for map.
If you would like to know more about this and other Parents For Better Beginnings programs, please call us at 416-362-0805 x 222 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.