Contact Information
Alternate Name Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program ; CPNP
Office Phone Let's Talk Parenting 1-800-265-7293 ext 3616
Primary Contact Karen Wismer, Program Coordinator; Phone: 1-800-265-7293 ext 4274; Email:
Description (Site) Guelph-North West
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
Shelldale Centre
20 Shelldale Cres
Guelph, ON N1H 1C8
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Weekly daytime program to support pregnant women to have the healthiest pregnancy and birth possible. Aims to reduce the incidence of unhealthy birth weights, improve the health of infants and mothers, and encourage breastfeeding. Issues such as healthy eating, physical activity, healthy lifestyle, injury prevention, parenting, and food security are addressed. Participants are also connected with other community services. The program is led by a Registered Dietitian and Public Health Nurse. 
Services offered to participants include: 
* breastfeeding support 
* food / vitamin supplements or gift cards 
* nutrition education and prenatal nutrition 
* pre / postnatal information and support 
* family and social support 
* transportation (bus tickets provided to get to and from program, if needed) 
* child-minding for children between 1-4 years of age 
* interpretive services 
**Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is the sponsoring agency
Hours Program times (free child minding at both locations during programs): 
Shelldale Centre location Tue 12:15 pm-2:15 pm, Sep-Jun 
EarlyON Centre, Stone Road Mall Mon 10:30 am-11:45 am, Jul-Aug
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility Pregnant adult women. Must enter program before 28th week of pregnancy
Application Call Let's Talk Parenting info line for information and to register
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - Public Health Agency of Canada
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Nutrition Assessment Services ; Nutrition Education ~ Pregnant Women ; Prenatal Care ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Pregnant Women