Date: December 12, 2018

Cloudy. Rain showers or flurries beginning early this evening and ending near midnight then 30 percent chance of flurries overnight. Risk of freezing drizzle overnight. Fog patches developing overnight. Wind southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming west 20 near midnight then light overnight. Low minus 2. Wind chill minus 6 overnight.


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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.