Pays Plat First Nation
Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program

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Provides supports and services to help families improve maternal and infant nutritional health

Focuses on the following 3 areas:

Maternal Nourishment that may include:
  • Baby food making and nutritional cooking sessions
  • Healthy snacks and meal information
  • Milk and food vouchers as well as vitamin supplements

Nutrition Screening, Education and Counselling includes:
  • Education on prenatal nutrition
  • Understanding food labels
  • Presentations by dietitians and health specialists
  • Nutrition screening by Community Health Representative
  • Individual counselling by nutritionists

Breastfeeding Program includes:
  • Promotion of breastfeeding initiation and duration
  • Support groups
  • Breastfeeding videos and resource materials
Comments
Tribal Council: Unaffiliated
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Eligibility
  • Members of Pays Plat First Nation who are pregnant, new mothers or with infants under 12 months of age
  • Vitamin supplements, milk and food vouchers are only available to women enrolled in the program
Application Process
Program registration required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On September 20, 2019

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