Building Incredible Babies

Building Incredible Babies is a home visitation program helping pregnant moms to experience a healthy pregnancy and deliver a healthy weight baby. Our trained outreach workers visit expecting mothers in their own homes to provide pregnancy and infant care information. We also provide life skills coaching and financial literacy information. When needed a grocery gift card is provided to supplement their food budget. This program welcomes teen and young adult women.

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Who is it for?

-Expectant mothers living in Red Deer & surrounding communities
-Experiencing difficulty in having enough healthy food to eat
-Would like to know more about making healthy choices during pregnancy
-Feels lonely and would like some support

Where?

Family Services of Central Alberta
5409 50 Ave.

Program Cost

FREE

For more information please contact:

Candice
403.309.5647
candice(at)fsca.ca

Building Incredible Babies Education & Cooking Drop in Groups

Program Description
Education group you will learn about:

  • Nutrition
  • Breastfeeding
  • baby food making
  • infant massage

Guest speakers are provided by various community agencies. Breastfeeding is encouraged throughout the project. Moms who choose to breastfeed are supported in that choice by providing a grocery gift card to supplement their diet. Referrals to community breastfeeding support is also provided.

Cooking group provides:

  • Opportunity for moms to learn how to cook healthy, budget friendly meals.

When available a registered dietitian will answer nutritional questions.

These groups provide moms with the opportunity to build their own peer network. Childcare & a snack are provided.

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Who is it for?

Where?

Family Services of Central Alberta
5409 50 Ave

When?

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
2018/2019 Dates
September 11 – Cooking
September 25 – Birth Control
October 9 – Cooking
October 23 – Introduction to Solids
November 6 – Cooking
November 20 – Mindfulness
December 11 – Christmas Party
January 8 – Cooking
January 22 – Breastfeeding
February 5 – You Are What You Eat
February 19 – Cooking
March 5 – Cooking
March 19 – Domestic Violence
April 2 – Cooking
April 16 – Dental Health
May 7 – Cooking
May 21 – Container Gardening
June 4 – Cooking
June 18 – TBA

Program Cost

FREE

For more information please contact:

Candice
403.309.5647
candice(at)fsca.ca

“I am a young mom of a 5 month old baby girl. The outreach worker connected me with a dietitian, individual counseling, prenatal classes, a free library card, and a parenting group. She has cheered me on with watching me nurse my baby.”

Contact Details

Main Office:

Family Services of Central Alberta

5409 - 50th Avenue

Red Deer, Alberta

T4N 4B7

Office Hours

Main Office:
8:30am – 4:30pm

Extended hours on Monday/Tuesday:
5:15pm – 8:00pm

Toll Free: 1-866-414-3722

Email us: fsca(at)fsca.ca

Park Plaza Intergenerational Centre

5214 - 47 Avenue, Red Deer

Visit by appointment only Phone: 403-967-0171

Parkland Mall Kinsmen Family Play Space

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
9:30am – 3:00pm

Parkland Mall:  4747 - 67th Street, Red Deer

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