This program is designed to support pregnant women and their babies up to six months of age. Support includes:
Baby Basics (Pictou County) – A program for pregnant and new moms between the ages of 14-25 years with children up to 6 months of age. Topics include labour & delivery, daily care of baby, attachment, baby cues, child development, stress, birth control options and basic cooking. Child care available for children up to 6 years during this program.
Guysborough County Prenatal Nutrition Program – This program is designed to support all pregnant women and their babies up to six months of age in Guysborough County. Supports include: Home visits, nutritional counselling/support, food/milk supplements, lending library, breast pump Lending, breastfeeding supports.
Healthy Moms Healthy Babies (Antigonish County) – This is a Wednesday morning drop-in program held at our Kids First Resource Center in Antigonish. This program is designed to support pregnant women & women with babies 0-6 months of age. Supports include: breastfeeding support, nutritional counselling/support, milk/vitamin supplements, guest speakers, breast pump Lending, and our Lending Library. Child care available for children up to 6 years during this program.
New Baby’s Club (Guysborough County) – This program is for pre/post natal families with babies up to 12 months. Information is provided on suggested topics.
Prenatal Education - A six week program designed to offer basic prenatal education including labour and delivery. Please contact your local center for information on the next scheduled class.
Kids First Association provides a full range of programs and support systems for families and children such as parent and tot drop-ins, parent education, readiness to learn, prenatal education, postnatal programs, home visiting, and more.
Supporting families with children 0-6 in Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough Counties.