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Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Aboriginal Prenatal Support Program

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Description
Provides culturally appropriate education, programs and support to improve the health of expectant Aboriginal women and their babies
  • Promotes pre/post natal nutrition and healthy lifestyles
  • Provides information and support for all stages of pregnancy, including preparation for labour and delivery
  • Provides breastfeeding education and information
  • Offers adult and teen individual and group prenatal classes
  • Offers home and hospital visits
  • Provides infant formula and baby food to individuals in an emergency situation
  • Provides an infant weigh scale for use anytime
  • Provides referrals to other supports and services
  • Provides cultural craft times and teachings
Nutrition Education
  • Teaches about shopping on a budget
  • Advises on pre/postnatal nutrition and food supplements
  • Offers information and education about gardening
Our Family Circle
  • Offers fellowship and information on parenting and related topics for parents
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Eligibility
Urban Aboriginal women who are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant and their infants up to 6 months of age
Application Process
Call to register for program
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 30, 2018