Healthy Start is a pregnancy and parent & baby program.

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Pregnancy Group We welcome people who are pregnant to learn about having a baby in a comfortable, supportive environment. Parent &
Baby Group
We welcome parents with babies under age 1 to connect in an interactive and supportive learning environment.
Recipes Learn to prepare healthy meals for you and your family.
Pre-Natal

Pregnancy

Parents & Babies

Recipes

Recipes

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

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.

9 hours ago

Healthy Start
Need to get out of the house? Check out a community pool with free swim times.Make a splash! Free swim times are being offered at our indoor pools this winter. For more information and to view schedules, visit: winnipeg.ca/pools.--Venez nager! Profitez des heures de bain gratuit à nos piscines intérieures cet hiver. Pour en savoir plus et voir les horaires, visitez winnipeg.ca/piscines. ... See MoreSee Less
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16 hours ago

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We have another fun online game planned for the pregnancy group today - anyone interested in playing the WHEEL OF DIABETES?! Join us for the FREE group as we will also discuss colostrum for your baby and locations to complete your taxes. Email tech@hsmm.ca for the Zoom link. Do you have a topic you want to discuss at a pregnancy group? Please share with us!#winnipegpregnancy #winnipegdad #winnipegparenttobe #winnipegparents #winnipegdads #winnipegpregnancysupport #winnipegmoms #winnipegparenting ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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Healthy Start celebrates 25 years as part of the Winnipeg community!#healthystart #happybirthday #winnipegparents #winnipeg pregnancy ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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On this cold winter morning - join us at Wiggle Giggle Munch for some fun at 11am! #activitiesfortoddler #supportingfamilies #keepingkidsbusy #activitiesfortoddlers #activitiesforkidsathome #keepingkidsbusyathome #keepingkidsbusyindoors #acitveplay #activitiesforpreschoolers #families #activitiesforkids #parentingwinnipeg ... See MoreSee Less
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Weekly Virtual Groups

Our virtual groups are hosted on Zoom.

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

In-person groups have stopped due to COVID. Join our virtual groups on Zoom, emailing tech@hsmm.ca for the link.

We are here to answer your pregnancy and parenting questions. Please call us at 204-949-5350, or by email at hsmm@hsmm.ca.

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

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

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

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

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/