Prenatal Nutrition Programs in Hamilton

The Welcome Baby prenatal nutrition in-person groups (Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program - CPNP) will remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic however online groups are being offered. We are accepting new participants who are pregnant and looking for extra support by providing online groups, phone support and resources. To register email [email protected]

Healthy Growth and Development ServicesHealthy Growth and Development Program services that remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic include parenting sessions (i.e., Parenting With Love, Triple P), in-class prenatal sessions, Car Seat Clinics, Check-it Out drop ins, and in-person Welcome Baby prenatal nutrition groups (Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program -CPNP).

Healthy Growth and Development Program services that are open include:
Health Connections phone line (905-546-3550)
is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. We help expecting families and families that have children 0-6 years of age. You can learn and ask questions about: breastfeeding, child safety, growth and development, healthy eating, positive parenting, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, preparing for a healthy pregnancy and other programs and services in Hamilton.

Public Health Services’ breastfeeding support can be accessed by calling the Health Connections phone line at 905-546-3550. 

Free online Prenatal Classes to learn more about pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and newborn care in an interactive way. To register, visit and select Online Prenatal Program, call 905-546-2424 Ext 3591 or email [email protected].

Visit our Healthy Families Hamilton Facebook page at

Prenatal nutrition programs are groups for individuals during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age.

When? Weekly
Cost? Free

  • Weekly grocery gift card
  • Weekly bus tickets
  • Gift card for prenatal vitamins
  • Vitamin D for your breastfed baby
  • Free childcare during the program for children under the age of six
  • A healthy snack to make and eat with the group
  • Information about health and nutrition for pregnant women and babies
  • Pregnancy.
  • Labour and birth.
  • Managing stress.
  • Eating well and cooking healthy food.
  • Breastfeeding.
  • Community supports.
  • Find a group close to where you live using the map or listings below.
  • Register at the group the first time you attend.

Prenatal Nutrition Group Locations

To find a group close to where you live, enter an address or intersection into the search box.


Prenatal nutrition group hours and locations

Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
Compass Community Health (formerly North Hamilton Community Health Centre)
438 Hughson Street North, Hamilton
Phone: 905-523-6611 ext. 3047

Dates & Times
Thursday, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
Church of Ascension
258 John Street South, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424  ext. 7854

Dates & Times
Thursday, 12:30 to 2:30 pm


Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
Hamilton Community Food Centre
310 Limeridge Road West Unit 10, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 3706

Dates & Times
Tuesday, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
Sanford EarlyON Centre
735 King Street East, Floor 1A, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 7854

Dates & Times
Tuesday, 9:30 to 11:30 am

Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
EarlyON Centre Main West
1900 Main Street West, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 1577

Dates & Times
Wednesday, 1 to 3 pm

Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
Dominic Agostino Riverdale Community Centre
150 Violet Drive, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 1585

Dates & Times
Wednesday, 1 to 3 pm

Welcome Baby (Public Health Services)
EarlyON Centre Hamilton East
45 Ellis Avenue, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext.1968

Dates & Times
Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30 am

  • 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
  • For an appointment call 905-528-0163 ext. 3230, 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 [email protected] for information or visit Hamilton Regional Indian Centre

For more information about Prenatal Nutrition Groups, contact the coordinator Jen:

Contact us

Health Connections
Phone: 905-546-3550


Jen Andrews
Welcome Baby coordinator
Phone: 905-546-2424 x1577
Email: [email protected]