Parents & Guardians

Access health-care information for parents & guardians.

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Baby and Me Program

Baby and Me is a series of free, drop-in, parenting classes for those with infants 0 – 18 months. Come and build relationships, share experiences, & gain some knowledge. 

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Baby Talk

Baby Talk is a series of free, drop-in, parenting classes for those with infants 0 – 12 months. Come and build relationships, share experiences, & gain some knowledge.

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Pregnancy
Prenatal Services

Prenatal & childbirth education programs provide information parents-to-be will need for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy start to your child’s life.

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Child and Youth Community Dietitian

Dietitians also work in the community and through Interior Health clinics to support your nutritional needs at home. 

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