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Prenatal & Infant Wellbeing

Our Healthy Beginnings Educator provides a variety of programs and supports for new parents and their infants. Staffed with a qualified Early Childhood Educators along with our Healthy Beginnings Educator, parents can get questions answered regarding a number of new parent and infant issues. Information will be provided on infant feeding, soothing, bathing, diaper changing and much more.

Breastfeeding Support is always available to through our Healthy Beginnings Educator, J. Veenstra.  To contact Joanne, contact The HUB at 613-476-8142 or email

Special Needs Resourcing / Enhanced Support

Additional staffing is available to foster and promote the inclusion of children 0-12 years with special needs in licensed community child care settings.

Prenatal Education

Public Health, in partnership with us, offers prenatal education consisting of 2 sessions.  Sessions cover Breastfeeding and Preparation for Parenting.  Sessions are hosted at The HUB a couple of times a year.  Check out 2018 Schedule for upcoming sessions.

Public Health also offers a prenatal e-learning program that covers healthy pregnancy, labour and delivery, breastfeeding, your new baby and community resources.  Register online here.

Babies & Beyond

A program offered to teen parents and their babies held at The Rick Hotston Centre located at 5 McFarland Drive, Picton.  Parents gain knowledge regarding services in their community. Baby care resources provided as well. Family Health Team nurse, Resource Consultants, Infant Development and Early Childhood Educators are available weekly.

Healthy Food Healthy Families

This program is offered to families and their children with food insecurities. Parent’s will gain knowledge about nutritious food purchasing, preparation and storage. The program is offered monthly and the families who attend receive a Good Food Box provided by The HUB Child & Family Centre through the Community Development Council.

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