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Healthy Start

Citi Plaza
355 Wellington St, Suite 110
London, ON
N6A 3N7
Fax: 519-663-9581
iconPath Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Last Updated: Jun 13, 2023: Suggest an edit


No referral required * appointments or registration required for certain programs or classes

Eligibility / Target Population

Families * varies per program




Jennifer Proulx - Acting Director of Healthy Start


English ; French

Language Notes

French and other languages are available on request * some printed and online materials available in other languages

Area Served

London and Middlesex


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Description of Services

Provides public health programs, services, information and support for parents and families before pregnancy, during pregnancy, after baby is born and until children start school

Services include information and support, home visits, assessment and screening, group sessions and telephone support * services also provided to health care providers, licensed child care centres, and community service providers * website with information and resources on many topics
  • Breastfeeding Support Variety of breastfeeding supports available:
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children Home visiting program * public health nurses provide health information and support related to healthy eating, pregnancy, breastfeeding, infant care, child development, safety and parenting * assist people in connecting to community supports and resources * services provided for pregnant mothers and families with young children up to the transition to school
  • Healthy Growth and Development Telephone Information and Support Free, confidential information and phone support from a Public Health Nurse about topics such as pregnancy, postpartum recovery, postpartum mental health, breastfeeding, infant feeding and nutrition, early child development, safety, sleep, positive parenting, community supports and resources
  • Nurse-Family Partnership Home visiting program for pregnant young women expecting their first child
  • Prenatal Health Education Online e-learning education program, information, and resources for pregnant individuals and their support * visit
  • Smart Start for Babies A free prenatal group education and nutrition support program for pregnant individuals and young adults (teens) who have a difficult time accessing healthy food * partners or a support person are also encouraged to attend

About Us

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has many programs and services that are designed to help you and your family live a healthy life, free from disease and injury.

Last Updated: Jun 13, 2023: Suggest an edit