Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Delivers a parenting support program and promotes healthy child development 

  • Provides group information and educational sessions on topics about healthy pregnancy, birth and taking care of baby at home 
  • Provides information on the stages of pregnancy  
  • Offers parents handbook of pregnancy and baby care (Baby's Best Chance)

Program participants are provided with:  

  • Follow up via telephone within 48 hours of discharge from hospital  
  • Home visits pre birth to prepare family for new arrival  
  • Home visits post birth to offer support to new mothers  
  • Home visits during child's early years to offer development guidance  
  • Referrals to other programs and services

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm

  • Members of North Caribou Lake First Nation with children under 6 years of age  
  • Aboriginal children at-risk

Office phone: 807-469-1124
Fax: 807-469-1323
Primary Executive: Abigail Petawanick, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Alternate Executive: Monica Kanate, Health Director; Phone: 807-469-5351; Email:
Mailing Address: c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
General Delivery 
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0

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