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<div class="ExternalClass5A05D5F365F041A8B2FB6D4D21346FEA"><p>We provide new parents with the chance to connect with and get support from other parents and health care professionals to discuss infant growth and development, nutrition, safety and adjustment to parenthood. </p><p>Each session is facilitated by a public health nurse or another health care expert such as a community dental hygienist. Some of the topics for discussion may include:</p><p></p><ul><li><p>breastfeeding<br></p></li><li><p>nutrition<br></p></li><li><p>immunization<br></p></li><li><p>safety<br></p></li><li><p>dental care<br></p></li><li><p>adjusting to parenthood<br></p></li><li><p>perinatal or postpartum depression<br></p></li><li><p>play<br></p></li><li><p>preparing for return to work and more<br></p></li></ul><p></p><p></p><p>At each session, you will also have plenty of time for conversation with other parents and to get your questions answered by the public health nurse. <br></p><p></p></div>5000 Joyce Avenue3rd floor(604) 485-3305<div class="ExternalClass26948399D4EC4BED8F0594D1F0B020DD"><div><p>​Drop in is every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.</p></div></div>(604) 485-3310V8A 5R3BC<div class="ExternalClassACFFD55B16E84F8BB57EECF73B84A8E2"><p>There is free parking available and located along the bus route. </p></div>49.8522365,-124.51934990000001<div class="ExternalClass5A4943ED41BD4E088DBC4A74D4FF1DC2"><p>​Interpreter services can be provided if requested in advance. </p></div><div class="ExternalClass7692A5F4E6974854ABDCC9CC05C62E54"><ul><li><p><a href="http://www.vch.ca/public-health/pregnancy-parenting">Pregnancy and early childhood</a> - VCH.ca</p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.vch.ca/public-health/pregnancy-parenting/resources">Parenting resources</a> - VCH.ca<br></p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.healthyfamiliesbc.ca/parenting" target="_blank">Parenting</a> - Healthy Families BC</p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-topics/center1044" target="_blank">Parenting</a> - HealthLink BC</p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.health.gov.bc.ca/library/publications/year/2019/BBC-7th-edition-FINAL-Nov2019.pdf" target="_blank">Baby's Best Chance</a> - Parents' handbook to prepare you for the birth of your baby and the first six months</p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.health.gov.bc.ca/library/publications/year/2019/TFS-3rd-edition-FINAL-Nov2019.pdf" target="_blank">Toddler's First Steps</a> - Guide to help parents create a stimulating, safe environment for their child from six months old up to 36 months old<br></p></li></ul></div>Powell River Community Health Centre

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