Download our Maternal Health & Wellness program brochure here.
Having a baby – by birth or adoption – changes your life.
Our Mothers Program offers a range of community-based services in Winnipeg to support mothers through these changes.
For more information on our mothering support services, please call the Mothers Program assistant at 204-947-2422 ext. 113.
Most of these workshops are free, however some require registration. You can find all of the program details by clicking on the poster (this will open a hi-resolution PDF image of the poster in your browser).
To register or more information, please call 204-947-2422 ext. 113.
Healthy Families is a drop-in group for pregnant people and parents of children up to 2 years old. Come meet other families, share your ideas on pregnancy, parenting, and life with kids.
Wednesdays • 10:00 – 11:30 am
Birth Centre • 603 St. Mary’s Rd.
Drop ins welcome! For more information contact 204-947-2422 ext. 113 or email email@example.com
Upcoming Group Topics:
December 4th – Curious about Food Allergies?
Join us to learn more about food allergies, their symptoms, treatments, and how they impact people that have them. We’ll discuss what we all can do to
support people with food allergies.
December 11th – Open group coffee chat
Join other parents and pregnant people for coffee and conversation.
December 18th – Holiday Party and Craft
Come and celebrate the holiday season with a party and craft. This will be the final session of 2019.
December 25th and January 1st – **Closed for the Holidays**
Have a wonderful holiday season and we look forward to seeing you in 2020!
This program is facilitated by community members but is supported by Women’s Health Clinic.
Many of us who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy or an infant feel alone.
Are you looking for a safe place to connect with others who share your experiences?
Please join us as we share, listen, and learn from each other.
2nd Monday* of each month • 6 – 8 pm (*2nd Tuesday of the month if Monday is a public holiday)
Birth Centre • 603 St. Mary’s Rd.
For more information contact 204-947-2422 ext. 113 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Continuing a pregnancy changes your body, habits and lifestyle. We will discuss life changes, strategies for comfort, wellness and managing stress, and finding resources for pregnancy, labour, birth and postpartum care.
All workshops located at:
The Birth Centre • 603 St. Mary’s Rd.
Planning a Birth Workshop – early pregnancy
Planning to start a family? Or continuing a pregnancy? Curious about the Birth Centre?
Come and join us for a discussion and a tour to learn about midwifery care; birthing at the Birth Centre, home or hospital, as well as options for education and support. Your partner or support people are welcome to attend with you. Bus tokens are available to attend. There is no cost for this workshop.
Monday, November 25th
6pm – 8pm
Please register by calling 204-947-2422 ext. 113 or email email@example.com.
Comfort Measures for Labour & Birth
These workshops are recommended for people who are more than 24 weeks/6 months pregnant. Support people are welcome to attend
We’ll learn about what happens during labour and birth. We’ll practice some comfort measures for coping with labour.
Tuesday, November 26th
6pm – 8pm
Registration is required for all workshops. To register or for more information contact 204-947-2422 ext. 113 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A Healthy Baby Community Support Program to connect pregnant people and parents of children under age 1 with health professionals and other parents to share information, support and resources. Topics include prenatal and postnatal nutrition and health, breastfeeding, parenting tips, and lifestyle choices.
Bus tokens, milk coupons (for pregnant people and up to 6 months postnatal), healthy snacks, and childcare for children under 12.
Click here for the Families Connecting poster (English)
Groups regularly meet (except on public holidays, see list below):
Tuesdays 9:45 – 11:45 am
Lord Roberts • 725 Kylemore Ave. • Lord Roberts Community Centre
Tuesdays 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Transcona • 209 Yale Ave W. • Transcona Memorial United Church
Wednesdays 9:45 – 11:45 am
Osborne Village • 40 Mayfair Pl. • Mayfair Recreation Centre
Wednesdays 5:00 – 7:00 pm
River East • 975 Henderson Hwy • Access River East
Thursdays 9:45 – 11:45 am
Seven Oaks • 1588 Main Street • Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre
Thursdays 1:15 – 3:15 pm
East Kildonan • 1011 Munroe Ave • Braeside Church
2019-2020 Holiday Closures
Families Connecting Lord Roberts – CLOSED December 24th, and December 31st
Families Connecting Transcona – CLOSED December 24th, and December 31st
Families Connecting Osborne – CLOSED December 25th, and January 1st
Families Connecting River East – CLOSED December 25th, and January 1st
Families Connecting Seven Oaks – CLOSED December 26th, and January 2nd
Families Connecting East Kildonan – CLOSED December 26th, and January 2nd
For more information on Healthy Baby Prenatal Benefit and Community Support Programming, please see: Manitoba Healthy Baby Programs.