Healthy Babies Prenatal Nutrition Program

The Healthy Babies Prenatal Nutrition Program is conveniently located at the following address:

Comox Valley Family Services Association
1415 Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BRITISH COLUMBIA
V9N 2K6

For more information please contact the following individual:

Jane Hughes, Coordinator
Telephone: (250) 871-7577
Fax: (250) 338-2343
Email: jane.h@cvfsa.org
Alternate Email: info@cvfsa.org
Website: http://www&perio
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Population Served

  • Aboriginal/Metis/Inuit
  • Immigrant/Newcomers
  • Isolated
  • Low Income
  • Rural/Remote
  • Single Parents
  • Teen Pregnancy/Parent
  • Urban

Programs/Services

  • Attachment (parent-child)
  • Breastfeeding
  • Car seat safety
  • Collective food preparation and/or purchasing
  • Drop-in activities
  • Family and social support
  • Food budgeting
  • Food security assistance
  • Food/Vitamin supplements or vouchers
  • Healthy living activities/physical activities
  • Healthy weight gain
  • Home visits
  • Knowledge of child development and basic child care
  • Mental health support or education
  • Nutrition consultation/education & Prenatal Nutrition
  • Outreach activities
  • Positive parenting
  • Postnatal support or education
  • Pre/postnatal information/support
  • Provision of resources (e.g., toy lending, resource library, clothing, baby equipment)
  • Self-esteem
  • Social isolation
  • Transportation service
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