The location for this program is the Family Place office (at Tamarac Education Center, 57 Tamarac Drive, Port Hawkesbury.
A prenatal experience for expectant moms, this program is offered in a group setting in some areas and through home visiting in other areas. Expectant moms have the opportunity to talk with other moms and/or staff and share experiences along the nine-month journey into parenthood. Participant driven, group sessions are facilitated by Family Place staff with great support from Public Health Services staff. Family Place staff offer home visits throughout Inverness County with group sessions happening in Port Hawkesbury and other areas throughout the county on an as-needed basis. Supplements are available to the moms that participate in this program as a means to increase their ability to access nutritionally sound food during their pregnancy.
Francophone services are available.