About Babies First

Babies First is a prenatal nutrition program that women can enter in their first or second trimester of pregnancy. The Program is focused on helping women achieve healthy births. Women can receive information and support from the Coordinator, Nutritionist, Nurse, Lactation Consultant, Addictions Counselor, Early Childhood Educator, and a Resource Librarian.

Services Offered

  • Nutrition Information
  • Food Supplements
  • Cooking Groups
  • Breastfeeding Education and Support
  • Family Support
  • Infant Development Programs
  • Limited transportation within the City of Peterborough

Also, each week you can help yourself to:

  • 1 Food Gift Card
  • 4 items from the food cupboard
  • 1 pound of hamburger
  • 1 can of orange juice
  • 1 bag of frozen vegetables (as available)


  • Where: Peterborough Family Resource Centre
    201 Antrim St (downstairs), Peterborough
  • When: Fridays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • How to Register: Contact the Babies First Coordinator by phone at 748-9144,
    or by e-mail at susanl@pfrc.ca

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