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Best Babies

Best Babies is a free and confidential home visitation program that supports expectant parents and their baby under the age of 9 months.

Best Babies is a free and confidential home visitation program that supports expectant parents and their baby under the age of 9 months. We focus on:

  • Family strengths
  • Pregnancy and your family’s needs
  • Increasing family’s health and well-being
  • Supporting parents to strengthen their parenting and child development knowledge including developmental milestones
  • Building supportive networks and connections to resources and services

Best Babies offers individualized home visits which include:

Information and support regarding:

  • pregnancy and postnatal care
  • parent and baby interaction and attachment
  • child development including ASQ screening
  • social connections
  • healthy relationships
  • health and well-being
  • feeding baby and nutrition
  • budgeting
  • Setting personal and family goals
  • Connections to community services and groups and service coordination
  • Addresses needs you may have about your pregnancy and other matters.
  • Access to a lactation consultant and registered dietician
  • Free nutritional resources such as free prenatal vitamins, supplements and food coupons, if eligible.
  • any other areas you would like information on.

For more information, visit the Before, During, and After Birth website

Contact Details

Medicine Hat 477 3 Street SE

Address
477 3 Street SE
Medicine Hat, Alberta
T1A 0G8
Telephone
403-526-7473
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Note

Closed 12:00 PM (noon) to 1:00 PM

Access
Service Providers May Include
registered nurses (RNs), social workers (SWs)
Eligibility

You are eligible for the program if you are an expectant mother or you have a child under the age of 9 months, and you are experiencing adverse challenges such as meeting you and your family’s basic needs, current or past mental health or addiction issues, marital or family stressors, etc.

Partners

Partners/affiliations

Bridges Family Programs Association of Southeastern Alberta

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