Teen Prenatal Supper Club

Location: Fairview

More Information: Teen Prenatal Supper Club

Tue, Mar 19 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

For pregnant women under 25 years old facing challenging life circumstances.Each week expectant teens learn how to prepare a nutritious meal and are provided with the recipe so the meals can be made at home. Teens particpate in a workshops/educational sessions facilitated by a Social Worker, Dietician or Public Health Nurse. Group discussions and one-to-one support are available. For more information click here.

A Program for Pregnant Teens

Babies born to teenage mothers are at higher risk for health related problems. Risk factors include: pre-term babies, babies born with immediately identifiable congenital abnormalities and a higher risk for low-birth weight babies. Pregnant teens themselves are also at greater risk, including, for example anemia, hypertension and depressive disorders..

Prenatal Supper Clubs run 2 hours each week. Participants may come as early as possible during their pregnancy and can attend until their babies are 6 months of age. Participants who require assistance with public transportation to attend the program will be given 2 bus tickets each week.

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