Toronto Public Health

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Child and Family Health

Children deserve the best possible start in life. Toronto Public Health provides a number of programs and services that can help you make healthy choices if you are thinking of having a baby, are pregnant or raising a child.


How we can support you and your family

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Helpful information about your preconception health before and between pregnancies.

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Information about your preconception health, prenatal programs and services, staying healthy and getting ready to become a parent.

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Information about our free breastfeeding services and answers to many questions you may have about why and how to breastfeed your baby.

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Find out about what to expect during your baby's first year, your child's growth and development, discipline and other common parenting issues.

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Dental Health

Learn about the dental and oral health services that you and your family may be eligible to receive.