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What is South Asian Prenatal Program?
Central West – LHIN report shows that low birth weight is a significant risk issue in the community. There is evidence that South Asian community may have incidence of low birth weight babies. PCHS has developed a program whereby expectant mothers are educated on pre and post birthing issues. The program is a partnership between many stakeholders.
Who can benefit?
Expectant South Asian Mothers
What are the major benefits?
The benefits are substantial and include:
Services are in English, Punjabi, Hindi, and Urdu
Six prenatal sessions
Sessions are geared to the needs of the couples (mothers to be)
Handouts are provided in English and Punjabi
How are referrals made?
Referrals are made by calling 905.677.0889 or 905.790.0808. Community Based Agencies, Religious leaders, Family Members, Family Physicians and individuals may make a referral.
Where is the Program located?
The program is located at 11730 Airport Road, Brampton, Ontario, L6R 0C7
What are the hours of operation?
The sessions are organized on as need basis