Welcome Baby
Hamilton Prenatal Nutrition Program, Church of the Ascension Location

This service/organization is offering service over the phone. In-person groups are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. Visit the City of Hamilton Closures and Cancellations website for details and updates.

New participants are being accepted for the Welcome Baby program.

To register contact Jen Yates, Welcome Baby coordinator

Phone: 905-546-2424 x1577

Email: jennifer.yates@hamilton.ca

Other services available:

Online prenatal education is available and can be accessed by calling 905-546-2424 ext. 3591.

The Health Connections phone line (905-546-3550) is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for expecting families and families that have children 0-6 years of age to 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.

Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack.

Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.

Church of Ascension, enter at red door
258 John St S
Hamilton, ON
L8N 2C1
Hours: Thu 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
Dates: Phone: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Phone: 905-546-2424 x7854

Eligibility

Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) funded program.

Application

Register at the group the first time you attend.

Fees

None

Accessibility

Partially Accessible

Languages

English

Primary Contact Person

Jennifer Yates, Coordinator

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of);

Agency Type

Local Government