Healthy Start is a pregnancy and parent & baby program.

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About Us

Healthy Start

Healthy Start is a place where healthy lives begin.

We offer pregnancy and parent & baby (up to 1 year) groups virtually using Zoom. Please email tech@hsmm.ca or call us at 204-949-5350 to find out more.

Our pregnancy and parenting programs provide a safe space for people – from pregnancy through the first year with baby – to learn and grow as parents alongside their growing babies.

At each group, we discuss topics such as challenges of pregnancy, coping with change as a new parent, sleeping, feeding and more.

Our program team – an outreach worker, registered dietitian and a public/community health nurse are here for families. The goal of each group is to meet the needs of parents. We start the discussion and participants steer it. Our ultimate goal is to help participants find answers to their questions and feel more connected to their community.

You can sit back, share, talk if you would like, and try new foods.

View our Annual Reports.

Healthy Start is committed to Accessibility for all participants – Accessibility Policy

Here are some ways our participants’ babies are getting healthy starts:

Parents feeding their babies in the healthiest way possible

Babies are being born at a healthier weight

Participants receive milk and egg coupons, prenatal vitamins and vitamin D (if needed)

Parents feel safe asking questions about raising kids

Participants are also connected to other community agencies

New Canadians find belonging and receive information in their language

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