For pregnant women in need and their families.
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM OUR SERVICES?SERVICES
You are pregnant and have limited income or are currently in a precarious situation? You could take advantage of our social nutrition services, regardless of your immigration status.
To register, simply call 514-937-5375 or fill out the web form available in the contact page « Contact us » .
We will call you back to proceed with your registration either by phone or to make an appointment..
Prepare before you call
When you call, some questions we will ask you include your children’s birth weight (if you already have children!), your pre-pregnancy weight and your current weight.
In order to respond to your needs, We will also ask you about your health and sources of income.
You will meet regularly with a nutritionist during your pregnancy and until you child is close to 6 months. She will guide you in making choices so that your child will be born in good health. She might refer you towards different resources that will support you and your family based on your needs (healthcare, food banks, community services, etc.).
Our lactation consultant can meet with you to prepare or support you with breastfeeding. Our social and community worker will help you identify your needs and reach out to services that might help your situation.
Many group workshops are offered regarding information about the birth of your baby, caring for your newborn, breastfeeding and nutrition for you or your baby.
Ateliers sur l'alimentation de la femme enceinte
- "Breastfeeding workshop
Introduction to the advantages of breastfeeding, how to prepare for it, what to eat in order to have a good milk supply, how to evaluate the satiety of babies, etc.
- Breastfeeding positions
Different breastfeeding positions, how to put the baby to the breast, how to prevent or solve various breastfeeding problems.
- Healthy cooking
How to prepare tasty and healthy meals with a limited budget? Let’s talk about it and get to work!
- Eating well and getting into shape after pregnancy
What to eat and how to plan healthy meals? Also, exercises to do with baby.
- Baby's first foods
When should baby start eating, what foods and in what order? How should baby food be prepared and stored? How should baby be offered food and in what quantity?
- Feeding babies from 1 to 5 years of age
What foods do children need and in what quantities? What to do if the child refuses a certain food or always eats the same foods or eats very little?
- Healthy pregnancy
What are the physiological changes that occur during pregnancy and what are the stages of development of the baby? What exercises help to relieve discomfort?
- Preparation for childbirth
How do the bodies of the mother and the baby react before, during and after childbirth? How to best prepare for birth through exercise and relaxation techniques, etc.? What are the options and rights at the moment of birth?
- Birth of the baby and baby care
what to buy for the baby (furniture, equipment, clothes, cleaning products)? How to bathe a baby? How to know when the baby is ill?