Bellies & Babies is a drop-in group for pregnant women and new parents with babies birth to one year.

The group provides individual and peer support to improve the nutrition of pregnant women and postnatal mothers, and provides resources and support to new parents. Resources cover issues such as healthy lifestyle choices, post-partum depression, breastfeeding, baby development and parenting.

The program includes two weekly hot lunch groups, cooking and nutritional information for a healthy pregnancy, support for breastfeeding and baby’s first foods, clothing swaps, resource sharing, and one to one support.

At our weekly groups you can experience:

  • A friendly, welcoming, non-judgmental environment for all new parents.
  • Staff who are knowledgeable, skilled and trained in supporting families
  • Pregnancy, birthing and new parenting resources
  • Breastfeeding information and support
  • Mother to mother connection

Best for Babies also provides:

  • Nutrition Support - Information on healthy eating during pregnancy and breastfeeding - Baby’s first foods - Recipes for healthy and delicious meals
  • Non-judgmental support for healthy lifestyle choice during pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Access to maternity clothes, diapers, baby clothes, formulas, equipment for infant care
  • Activities for older siblings
  • Learn about other services and community resources

Program Contact Information

Shirley French

Phone

604-885-5881 ext 227

Gibsons

Mondays 11:00am to 1:00pm

Gibsons & Area Community Centre
700 Park Road, Gibsons B.C
V0N 1V7

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Sechelt

Tuesdays 11:00am to 1:00pm

Sunshine Coast Community Services
5638 Inlet Ave. Sechelt, BC
V0N 3A0

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