the first 5 years
Prenatal & Infancy
Expanding your family can be both exciting and challenging. We can help answer questions and connect you to other resources. Check out our programs including Infant Massage, Mothers First, the Baby Bunch and New Parent Consults.
Parenting & Play Programs
Connect with your baby, learn to read their cues, and relieve stress for your baby & yourself. Open to all dads, moms, caregivers of babies three weeks and older.
These sessions are for new mothers to share experiences & to learn about and practice self- care. Information and support will focus on the experiences and needs of new mothers who may be concerned about or experiencing anxiety, stress or Postpartum Depression (PPD).
The Baby Bunch
Meet other new parents, share ideas and explore a variety of strategies to help encourage and support baby’s development during the first year of life. For parents and caregivers with babies under 12 months of age.
New Parent Consults
Supporting new and expectant parents with the transition to being parents or growing their family. Information provided is based on the questions and priorities that each parent or family has.
Online prenatal classes offering information about pregnancy, delivery and newborn care can be found here:
Healthy Parents, Healthy Children is a practical guide to pregnancy and parenting produced by Alberta Health Services. Healthy Parents, Healthy Children contains information about baby vaccines (immunizations), safety, everyday care, parenting, growth and development, and common health concerns. Copies are available at Midwest Family Connections and some doctor offices. The online version has a search function to help find information quickly.
Saskatchewan Prevention Institute
Saskatchewan Prevention Institute provides evidence- based resources and current best practices to ensure the healthiest outcomes for a woman and her baby before, during, and after pregnancy. Many more topics are available, including information about parenting, infants, youth, mental health and safety.