Who Can Attend

The program is for individuals who are:

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

Program Details

CPNP is a free weekly prenatal program that provides group based and individual support and education from Public Health Nurses and Registered Dietitians in collaboration with community partners.

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
  • prenatal vitamins
  • child care
  • TTC tokens


There are multiple program sites across Toronto. Partners or other support people are welcome. Please visit worth your weight to find a location closest to you.

Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) is a national prenatal program funded in part by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Toronto Public Health is one of the partner agencies.