The program is for you and your partner or support person who are:
expecting a baby; or
parenting and/or caring for a child from birth to six months old; and
living in Toronto
What Does the Program Offer?
Welcome to Parenting is a free online prenatal program that you can access anytime and anywhere. This program provides information on pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting. Welcome to Parenting will help you gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need as a pregnant individual, new parent, partner or support person.
Prenatal Topics Include:
having a healthy pregnancy
healthy eating during pregnancy
basic labour and birth
becoming a parent
Parenting Topics Include:
healthy child growth and development
feeding and healthy eating for infants
caring for newborns
transition to parenting
The Program also Provides Access to:
Parent Zone – to connect online with other families in Toronto
Red Flags section – that can help you decide when you or your child may need to go to a health care provider
Parenting Q&A – where experts in prenatal education, child development and parenting will answer your questions.
The Quick Tour provides an orientation to all areas of the site and highlights key topics covered in the Welcome to Parenting Class Series.