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Métis Nation of Ontario
Thunder Bay Métis Council
Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program

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Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch
Provides supports and services to help families improve maternal and infant health and well-being with a focus on the following three 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
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Head OfficeMétis Nation of Ontario66 Slater Street, Unit 1100Ottawa, ON K1P 5H1Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889Thunder Bay Métis Council is located in MNO Region 2
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Métis, First Nation or Inuit women 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
Contact office to enroll in the program
Fees
None ; Fee assistance available for Transportation: Bus passes available to adults attending programs.
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- no automatic push button available; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
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(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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