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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

Bow Island Health Centre

Address
938 Centre Street
Bow Island, Alberta
T0K 0G0
Telephone
403-545-2296
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 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

Service Locations