Healthy Babies

Healthy Babies is a Pregnancy Outreach Program that helps women facing a variety of difficulties including, but not limited to, financial and social barriers, isolation, and mental health concerns.

Locations Offering This Service

Funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, Healthy Babies is a pregnancy outreach program open to both pregnant women and women with babies under six months of age. The program focuses on three core elements:

  • Resources & Peer-Support
  • Maternal Well-Being
  • Newborn Care & Development

Healthy Babies groups meet in-person on a bi-weekly basis, and outreach support is available for those facing barriers that prevent them from attending in-person sessions. Women are supported to have a healthy pregnancy through our collective cooking activity and a shared lunch. Participants also have access to food vouchers, vitamins, bus tickets, child-minding, and community resources.

Healthy Babies operates year-round in the communities of Maple Ridge, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam.

  • Maple Ridge – Family Education and Support Centre, 22554 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge
  • Coquitlam – SHARE Family Resource Centre, 699 Robinson Street, Coquitlam
  • Port Coquitlam – Trinity United Church, 2211 Prairie Avenue, Port Coquitlam
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Healthy babies has been there for me through the thick and thin. When I became closer to 30 weeks I was given so many tips and resources which helped me calm down about giving birth. Healthy babies amazed me with how they handled my early delivery and how they were able to help me find resources to help in the NICU. I highly recommend this group to anyone who is struggling with anxiety, depression, issues with their pregnancy, or just in general need support.

Healthy Babies Parent

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Healthy Babies helped me be present for my kids, even at the hardest times. They provided a safe space where I could talk about my parenting journey and build friendships with other moms. They also shared lots about self-care and ways of making nutritious food on a budget. It all made a huge difference on my mental health and enabled me to be the best mom I could be.

Healthy Babies Parent

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