So you’re pregnant! Chances are you have many questions. Labrador-Grenfell Health’s prenatal programs may have the answers for you.
Prenatal education and support is available in group settings and also one-on-one with individuals based on need. Our prenatal education programs are flexible and designed to best meet the needs of pregnant woman and their families. The B.A.B.I.E.S program is a specific program offered by Community Health Nurses to provide prenatal, postnatal and parenting education and support to women and their families.
Contact your local Community Health Office to find out what is available in your community.
The B.A.B.I.E.S program (Before Birth and Beyond: Information, Education and Support) is offered by Community Health Nurses. The main goal of this program is to promote healthy pregnancy, birth and early parenting. Access to this program can be made through a referral form other health care providers such as family physicians or the pregnant woman herself. You are encouraged to call your local Community Health Office for more information.
Community Health Nurses also support the services offered by community partners such as Healthy Baby Clubs. The Healthy Baby Club is a prenatal nutrition program offered by the Family Resource Centers for eligible women who may need extra support during and after their pregnancy. Healthy Baby Clubs are offered by Family Resource Centers throughout the Labrador-Grenfell Health region.