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Northwestern Health Unit
Child Health

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  • Provides information, support and workshops that address child and youth development
  • Focuses on emotional, nutritional, physical and social well-being
  • Works with various committees and coalitions addressing child health issues
  • Promotes importance of breastfeeding for first 6 months
  • Provides information and support on topics related to breastfeeding
  • Provides breastfeeding mentors through mothers who have successfully breastfed
  • Produces and distributes newsletter about child health issues

Public health nurses can provide information on topics including:
  • Healthy eating
  • Home safety
  • Interacting with your child
  • Involving fathers in child rearing
  • Parenting
  • Picky eaters
  • Sleep
  • Temper tantrums
  • Toilet training
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Families and/or caregivers with children
  • Preconception up to 6 years of age
  • Prenatal and postpartum women
Application Process
Call to book appointment
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On March 20, 2020

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