Clinics & Services

Check It Out Drop In Sessions

Check-it Out drop-ins remain closed. Parents and guardians can use Looksee Checklists to see how their child is doing developmentally. Call your family doctor if you are concerned about your child’s development.

Healthy Growth and Development Services
Healthy 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’ phone and virtual 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 www.hamilton.ca/prenatal and select Online Prenatal Program, call 905-546-2424 Ext 3591 or email [email protected].

Welcome Baby prenatal nutrition groups (Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program - CPNP) are accepting new participants who are pregnant and looking for extra support. Currently we are offering phone support and mailing resources while in-person groups are closed. For more information and details on how to register visit https://www.hamilton.ca/public-health/classes/prenatal-nutrition-programs-in-hamilton.

Visit our Healthy Families Hamilton Facebook page at www.facebook.com/HealthyFamiliesHamilton


Do you have questions about your child's development and health? Drop in with your child (ages 0 to 6) and talk to an expert for free.

  • Children's Mental Health Resource Worker
  • Early Childhood Resource Teacher
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Childcare Subsidy Worker*
  • Dental Hygienist*
  • Infant Parent Therapist*

*May be present at some locations.

For more information go to Early Years Programs & Services

Dates and locations

Visit our Check It Out Drop Ins on the following dates. Registration is not needed. New Check It Out Drop In dates and locations will be added to the page when available.

Parents or legal guardians must give consent for professionals to see their child. If you cannot bring your child and wish to have someone else bring them, send along a completed Designate Consent Form.