Free Workshops- Feeding Your Baby Solid Foods
Updated May 28th, 2019
Are you interested in a free workshop that teaches you how to introduce solids to your baby? Usually public health dietitians offer monthly classes across the city for parents and caregivers, family and friends. Due to COVID-19, all “Feeding Your Baby Solid Foods” Workshops have been cancelled until further notice. The good news is you can watchthe videos below, developed by our WRHA Public Health Dietitians. Along with this website they provide the most up-to-date information on introducing solid foods to your baby.
- Feeding your Baby Solid Foods video
- Recorded workshop session on the Dial-a-Dietitian Facebook page found here
The following topics are covered in the video and workshop:
- When to introduce solid foods
- Making and safely storing homemade baby food
- Helping your baby develop healthy eating habits
- Your baby and family foods
- Making meal time enjoyable and stress-free
If you still have additional questions about feeding your baby, call the local Public Health Dietitian in your community area. Their contact information can be found on the WRHA website.
Other free programs
To follow public health orders, Healthy Baby Community Support programs, Healthy Start for Mom and Me and the Breastfeeding Drop In Groups are cancelled until further notice.
- Healthy Baby– Healthy Child Manitoba provides drop-in community support programs to help pregnant women and new parents connect with other parents, families, nurses and dietitians. Healthy Baby group sessions offer information, support and resources on nutrition, health, breastfeeding, parenting tips and lifestyle choices for both pregnant women and new parents. A prenatal benefit may be available to pregnant women to help them buy healthy food during pregnancy.
- Healthy Start for Mom & Me -Drop-in programs for people who are pregnant and parents with babies up to 1 year old where participants learn how to give their babies the healthiest start possible. These groups provide friendship, acceptance, information and practical supports in nine Winnipeg neighbourhoods. Each group has an outreach worker, a dietitian and a public health nurse to answer your questions.
- Healthy Start for Mom & Me drop-in groups are currently closed. Our staff of outreach workers and dietitians are available via phone or email to answer any pregnancy or parenting questions. We can also link people to services and resources in our community. Please call us at 204-949-5350 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- *Due to COVID-19, the Dial-a-Dietitian Manitoba telephone service is currently not available. If you have a question, please contact Dial-a-Dietitian Manitoba through their Facebook page.You can leave a comment on the page or send them a direct message through Messenger. A WRHA Public Health Dietitian will respond to your question. Messages will be monitored Monday to Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
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