Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) is a program that assists
communities to develop and enhance programs for at-risk pregnant
women in order to improve birth outcomes.
target groups include:
women living in poverty,
- youth at
risk of becoming pregnant
women who abuse alcohol or other substances
women living in violent situations
Aboriginals and Inuits
immigrants and refugees
women living in isolation or not having access to services
program provides the resources for community-based groups to offer
a comprehensive prenatal programs including food supplementation,
nutrition counselling, support, education, referral and counselling
on lifestyle issues, such as alcohol abuse, stress and family violence.
There are 277 CPNP projects in over 680 communities across Canada
reaching more than 26,000 women.
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