Date: April 18, 2019

Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers this evening. Rain beginning near midnight. Risk of a thunderstorm early this evening. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming northwest 20 gusting to 40 this evening. Low plus 4.

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Healthy Babies Healthy Children

This page was reviewed or revised on Thursday, July 13, 2017 9:17 AM

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Healthy Babies Healthy Children (HBHC) is a free and voluntary program for pregnant women and families with children. Support from birth until the transition to school. The program includes prenatal support, a follow up phone call after the birth of your child, home visits and parenting supports from a public health nurse.

Am I eligible?

Pregnant moms, and families with young children (birth to transition to school) seeking support. To see if you are eligible, please call our Family Health Line at 519-383-3817.

Who will come to your home?

A public health nurse is a registered nurse, with experience in child and family health. They will:

  • Offer optimal prenatal education and support
  • Promote child development by completing screening and assessments 
  • Promote positive parenting by offering parenting information and skill development
  • Help families connect with additional community programs and resources

Learn more

For more information or to learn if you're eligible, call our family health line at 519-383-3817 or toll free 1-800-667-1839 extension 3817. Or visit the website Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services.