Who Can Attend

The program is for individuals who are:

  • pregnant
  • living in Toronto
  • facing challenging life situations, such as recent arrival to Canada, previous premature or low birth weight births, financial concerns and difficulty accessing health care.

Program Details

Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) is a free weekly national prenatal program funded in part by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).

Toronto Public Health (TPH) is one partner for the CPNP sites in Toronto. TPH Public Health Nurses (PHNs) and Registered Dietitians (RDs) provide health professional services which include group and individual support and education.

Topics include:

  • having a healthy pregnancy
  • healthy eating during pregnancy
  • basic labour and birth
  • breastfeeding
  • becoming a parent

The program may also provide:

  • interpreters
  • healthy snacks
  • food certificates
  • child care
  • TTC tokens

 

There are multiple program sites across Toronto. Partners or other support people are welcome.

To register, call Toronto Public Health at 416-338-7600 or eChat with a Public Health Nurse for more information.