Prenatal Nutrition Programs in Hamilton

Prenatal nutrition programs provide free vitamins and may include support during pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and parenting. All programs are part of the Canada Prenatal Nutrition program, or CPNP.

Here is a listing for prenatal nutrition programs in Hamilton.

Prenatal Nutrition Groups - Welcome Baby and Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies

You can join a prenatal nutrition group as soon as you know you are pregnant and attend until your baby is six months old.

Find a prenatal nutrition group

To find a prenatal nutrition group near you, enter an address or intersection into the search box.

 

Prenatal nutrition group hours and locations


Healthy Moms Healthy Babies
Location: North Hamilton Community Health Centre438 Hughson Street North, Hamilton
Phone: 905-523-6611 ext. 3047
Hours: Tuesday, 10 am to 12 noon | Thursday, 12:30 to 2:30 pm


Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
Location: Church of Ascension, 258 John Street South, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424  ext. 7854
Hours: Thursday, 12:30 to 2:30 pm


Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
Location: Hamilton Community Food Centre, 310 Limeridge Road West Unit 10, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 3706
Hours: Tuesday, 12:30 to 2:30 pm


Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
Location: Sanford Ontario Early Years Centre, 735 King Street East, Floor 1A , Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 7854
Hours: Tuesday, 9:30 to 11:30 am


Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
Location: Ontario Early Years Centre Main West, 1900 Main Street West, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 1577
Hours: Wednesday, 1 to 3 pm


Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
Location: Jeanne Scott Parent and Child Centre, Ontario Early Years Centre, 1475 Barton Street East, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 7078
Hours: Tuesday, 4 to 6 pm
For people under 21 years of age


Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
Location: Dominic Agostino Riverdale Community Centre, 150 Violet Drive, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 7078
Hours: Wednesday, 1 to 3 pm


Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
Location: Ontario East Years Centre Hamilton East, 45 Ellis Avenue, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext.1968
Hours: Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30 am


How to access prenatal nutrition groups

You do not have to register for these free prenatal nutrition groups.  Come to the location of your choice during the time the program is open. 

For information about these groups contact:
Program Coordinator
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 7078
Email: lindsay.zalot@hamilton.ca

How prenatal nutrition groups work

At each weekly prenatal group, you can:

  • Talk or share experiences about pregnancy
  • Learn about healthy eating, breastfeeding, labour and delivery, vitamins, vaccines, car seat safety and feeding your baby
  • Get a grocery gift card, prenatal vitamins, vitamin D and bus tickets 
  • Make and eat a healthy snack

There is free childcare for children under age six during the program.

  • Learn about healthy pregnancy, healthy eating, breastfeeding, phases of labour and infant feeding in free one-on-one prenatal sessions
  • Postnatal group for parents and children from 0-6 years old
  • Baby massage class for parents and infants from 0 to 12 months
  • Free childcare during program for children from 2 to 6 years old
  • Access to food, bus tickets and vitamins are provided to low income women 
  • You must speak French to access this program
  • Wheelchair accessible location
  • Call Nabindou Coulibaly for an appointment at 905-528-0163 ext. 3229 to access this program or visit Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton Niagara for more information
  • Learn about breastfeeding, labour support, children’s growth and development
  • Food vouchers, lunch or snack and bus tickets are provided
  • Aboriginal women and their families can access this free program
  • You must be pregnant or have a child less than 6 months of age to attend prenatal classes or the postnatal circle
  • Prenatal classes are Thursday 1 to 4 pm
  • The postnatal circle is Tuesday 9:30 am to 2 pm
  • Contact Tania Jacobs at 905-548-9593 or tjacobs@hric.ca for information or visit Hamilton Regional Indian Centre