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.
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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. Virtual groups offer groups online and discuss topics related to pregnancy and parenting. Our come & go style groups in the community give you the opportunity to meet & talk with the staff one-on-one in person.  Please go to our drop-in calendar for groups in the community Drop in calendar.

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.

5 hours ago

Healthy Start
Do you want to connect with Healthy Start? Join us online for the parent and baby group at 1:30 - we will be discussing mealtime tips, teething and parenting information. Email tech@hsmm.ca for the Zoom link. If you live in the south end of Winnipeg -visit us at 933 Summerside Avenue! We look forward to seeing you! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

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Gratitude post! Thank you to Trinity Sew and Sews for their generous donation of quilts for Healthy Start families! #winnipegparents #winnipegparentsupport #winnipegparenting #supportingfamilies #winnipegbreastfeeding #babieslovequilts #gratitude #thankyouforsupporting ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

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If you would like to visit us in person - join us at Hope Center (240 Powers Street) at 1:30! We have a Dietitian(offering prenatal vitamins or D drops for breastfed babies), Public Health Nurse and Outreach to answer your questions, lots of great helpful resources, snacks for you to take home, and info on outdoor safety. See you there! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

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Today at In the Kitchen with the Dietitian at 1:30 Lisa is making Tasty Quinoa Black Bean Salad! Quinoa is a grain product that is a source of protein. Learn more about quinoa by joining the online group today! Email tech@hsmm.ca for the Zoom link. We look forward to seeing you! #winnipegpregnancy #winnipegmoms #winnipegbreastfeedingsupport #winnipegdad #winnipegparents #winnipegparenting #quinoa #easysummermeals ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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Helpful information about City of Winnipeg pools!The following outdoor pools open today: Kildonan Park, Transcona Aquatic Park, St. Vital, and Westdale. You can book online advanced admission for these heated pools, week-by-week. For more information, visit: winnipeg.ca/pools.--Les piscines extérieures suivantes ouvrent aujourd’hui : parc de Kildonan, parc aquatique de Transcona, Saint-Vital et Westdale. Vous pouvez vous préinscrire en ligne une semaine à la fois pour entrer dans ces piscines chauffées. Pour en savoir plus : winnipeg.ca/piscines ... See MoreSee Less
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Our Groups

Our virtual groups are hosted on Zoom.

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

Go to our Drop-in calendar for groups in the community.

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 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

We would like to acknowledge 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