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Pre and Post Natal Program

Welcome to our Family Wellness and Perinatal programming and support. We have the following programs: Pregnancy Circle for expectant parents, Post Natal Group for new parents with babies up to one year, and the Traditional Parenting Bundle Program for families with children up to the age of 6 yrs.

Traditional Parenting Program

Mondays 4:00 to 6:00 pm for families with children up to six years of age
  • Opportunities to meet other parents
  • Parenting Strategies using the Seven Traditional Parenting Bundles
  • Elder visits/traditional teachings
  • Self Esteem for parents
  • How to handle stress at home
  • Learn about traditional food and medicines
  • Traditional crafts, baby rattles, medicine bags, drums and moccasins, jewellery etc…
  • Traditional drumming and singing

Post Natal Group

Wednesdays 1:00 to 2:30 pm for new parents with babies up to the age of one year

  • Friendship circle for new parents
  • Adjusting to life with new baby
  • Breastfeeding Support – Lactation specialist
  • Baby Wellness Clinic, baby massage
  • Safe sleep, childhood illnesses,
  • Traditional Elder teachings on Parenting
  • Baby Nutrition, Post Natal Care, Post Partum support
  • Learn how to make your own baby food
  • Dental screening  Traditional crafts baby moccasins, traditional rattles
  • KinderGym

Pregnancy Circle for expectant parents

Thursdays 5:30 to 7:00 pm for expecting parents

  • Fetal Development                           
  • Nutrition & Prenatal Health Care
  • Support and pain management during labour and birth
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Attachment and Bonding
  • Father Involvement
  • Post natal care for mothers and baby
  • Resources for Parents
  • Infant Safety
  • Nutritious meal

Please contact Monika Banel, Family Wellness Coordinator, for more information and to arrange an intake.  All programs require pre-registration.

Monika Banel
Family Wellness Coordinator
(613) 748-0657 ext. 314

Wabano’s New Pregnancy Circle Welcomes Fathers & Partners

For pregnant women and their partners.

When: Thursdays from 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Wabano Centre, 299 Montreal Rd.


Monika Banel – Family Wellness Coordinator
(613) 748-0657 ext. 314


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