Prenatal Services

Prenatal Services & Workshops

 

  • Preparing to welcome a little one into your life?
  • Feeling a little lost?
  • Have Questions?
  • Concerns?

Peterborough Child and Family Centres offers a wide range of free services, programs, and resources, delivered by welcoming, supporting, and caring professionals.

Breastfeeding & Well Baby Clinic

Drop-In ǀ Prenatal to 2 years old

Drop in to speak to a lactation consultant/community health nurse for breastfeeding help and/or to answer your questions about child health and development. Cannot come to the centre? No problem! Call us – 705.748.9144 to request a telephone or virtual consultation.

Antrim Site, 201 Antrim St., Peterborough

Tuesdays ǀ 10:00am to 12:00pm

Thursdays ǀ 10:00am to 12:00pm

CLOSED: Dec 26, 31

Breastfeeding Basics

Preregister Here

Single Session ǀ Prenatal 

This one session class offers expectant parents an opportunity to learn the basic how-to of breastfeeding prior to the birth of their baby. Learn about why and how to breastfeed, and the services available to support you.

Antrim Site, 201 Antrim St., Peterborough

Thursday, Sept 19 ǀ 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Breastfeeding & Birth Basics

Preregister Here

Two sessions ǀ  Prenatal

Breastfeeding Basics: This session of the series offers expectant parents an opportunity to learn the basic how-to’s of breastfeeding prior to the birth of their baby. Learn about why and how to breastfeed, and the services available to support you.

Comfort in Labour: This session of the series offers expectant parents the opportunity to explore the process of labour and birth. Parents will learn strategies and take away tools to become active participants in their unique labour and birth journey. 

Antrim Site, 201 Antrim St., Peterborough

Thursday, Nov 21 & 28 ǀ 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Toy & Book Lending Library

 Drop-in and check out our selection of prenatal books.

A lending service where families can borrow high quality, developmentally appropriate toys, books and games for their young children. Access to library staff and early learning tips to try at home.

Antrim Site, 201 Antrim St., Peterborough

Summer Schedule:

Tuesdays ǀ 9:30am to 12:00pm

Thursdays ǀ 1:00pm to 5:30pm

Saturdays ǀ 9:30am to 12:00pm (1st, 3rd & 5th/month)

CLOSED: Dec 4, 25, 26, 31

CAPC /CPNP

Community Action Program for Children / Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program 

Agency or Self Referral Required

PCFC’s specialized programs for pregnant and parenting families experiencing challenging life circumstances.

Referral and registration is required as there is a limited number of spaces. Our referral form can be found HERE. We accept both agency and self-referrals. For any questions please email us or call (705) 748-9144.

Norwood Families First

Six weeks only

Pregnant and/or parenting families with children birth to 3 years old

Registration for this program starts 9:00am, Aug 29 Click HERE to complete and submit a referral form and the program coordinator will contact you for next steps.

For more information  please call 705-748-9144

This program is for families who are experiencing challenging life circumstances. This program supports the health and wellbeing of families by building a support network, encouraging parent-child attachment and learning together through play.

31 King Street, Norwood ON

Oct 29 to Dec 3

Tuesdays ǀ 10:00am to 12:00pm

Babies First Prenatal Nutrition Program

This program is designed to support pregnant women, experiencing challenging life circumstances, to prepare for labor, birth and the transition to parenthood with a focus on healthy birth weight.  This is a weekly program staffed by a multidisciplinary team.

Referral and registration required as this program serves a specific population and has limited spaces.  We accept both agency and self referrals.

Referral Form

Antrim Site, 201 Antrim St., Peterborough

Fridays ǀ 10:00am – 12:00pm

School For Young Moms

The School For Young Moms is a high school program for pregnant and parenting teens.

The program is run in partnership with Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board.  The program is highly supportive providing transportation, breakfast and lunch, parenting support and education as well as licensed childcare. Referral and registration required. Call 705.742.4632 for more information.

Referral Form

School for Young Moms, 201 McDonald Street, Peterborough

Monday to Friday ǀ 9:00am – 2:00pm