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.


Parents & Babies



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.

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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 register for any group, please email
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

Please join our virtual groups!

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

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

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

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

1:30 PM

Fun Friday

Join Healthy Start for crafts, songs, connecting with each other and having fun together!