Healthy Start is a pregnancy and parent & baby program.

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Welcome to Healthy Start

Healthy Start is a place where people who are pregnant and parents/caregivers with babies up to one year can learn how to give their babies a great start.

Our Program

Our program provides acceptance, information and other practical supports in 9 Winnipeg neighbourhoods. At each group you will find an outreach worker, dietitian and public health nurse to answer your questions.

What Parents are Saying about Healthy Start

“The group creates a sense of belonging and a safe space for asking questions.” – program participant

Find out how families just like yours have benefited from our groups.

2 hours ago

Healthy Start
Join us today at our pregnancy online group where we will learn more about C-sections, food poisoning risks in pregnancy, and how to get your baby added to your medical card. Email tech@hsmm.ca for the Zoom link. Please share with others who are expecting a baby! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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Join Wiggle Giggle Munch every Monday morning at 11am with your pre-school aged children! So many ideas to keep your kids active and healthy. Here is an example of a fun activity to do with your kids. Email tech@hsmm.ca for the Zoom link. ... See MoreSee Less
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Healthy Start is hiring! Job posting closes Monday September 27th(tomorrow!). Check out our website for more details at www.hsmm.caPlease share with others looking for rewarding part time work! ... See MoreSee Less
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SHARING CIRCLE DAY! Join us on line at 1:30 to unmute your microphone and share your wisdom, thoughts, and ideas about our weekly question. We invite pregnant people, dads, moms, parents and caregivers to join us! Email tech@hsmm.ca for the Zoom link!#winnipegpregnancysupport #Winnipegpregnancy #winnipegparenting #breastfeedingwinnipeg #winnipegdads #winnipegdad ... See MoreSee Less
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Weekly Virtual Groups

Our virtual groups are hosted on Google Meet.
You'll find daily meeting links on our Facebook Page.

To join any group, please email tech@hsmm.ca
or call the office at 204-949-5350.

Due to COVID-19, Healthy Start drop-in community groups have temporarily stopped.

Our staff are available to talk via phone for your pregnancy and parenting questions. Please call us at 204-949-5350, or via email at hsmm@hsmm.ca.

Please join our virtual groups!

Mondays
11:00-11:30 AM

Wiggle, Giggle & Munch

Caregivers and kids ages 1-4 have fun and burn off some energy during this literacy and active play group

Pregnancy Group

Tuesdays
1:30 PM

Pregnancy Group

Join an outreach worker, public health nurse and registered dietitian as they present pregnancy topics and answer your questions

In the Kitchen with the Dietitian

Wednesdays
1:30 PM

In the Kitchen with the Dietitian

Join a Healthy Start dietitian to learn about preparing food, feeding yourself and your baby

Parent & Baby Group

Thursdays
1:30 PM

Parent & Baby Group
(baby up to 1)

Join an outreach worker, public health nurse, and registered dietitian as they present various topics and answer your questions

Fun Friday

Fridays
1:30 PM

Sharing Circle

Join us to share your ideas, experiences and connect with others – we encourage everyone to keep cameras and microphones on.

We would like to acknowledging that we are in Treaty 1 territory and that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. http://www.trcm.ca/treaties/treaties-in-manitoba/