Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP)

The Open Doors is funded by the Government of Nunavut Department of Health to run Community Wellness for the community of Kinngait. 

The Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) is one of the programs funded under Community Wellness.

CPNP aims to reduce the incidence of unhealthy birth weights, improve the health of both infant and mother and encourage breastfeeding. Overarching conversations and learning take place around all Children Safety, Nutrition, and Care.

  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Child developmental delays information/support
  • Child safety
  • Childcare emergency services referrals
  • Collective food preparation and/or purchasing
  • Cultural awareness
  • Dental care – Babies
  • Drop-in activities
  • Family and social support
  • Family violence prevention/support
  • Father Involvement – Group open to both parents
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) information and services
  • Food budgeting
  • Food security assistance
  • Healthy living activities/physical activities
  • Home environment safety (child proofing)
  • Knowledge of child development and basic child care
  • Leadership development
  • Mental health support or education
  • Nutrition education
  • Obesity prevention / Prenatal Diabetes
  • Outreach activities
  • Positive parenting
  • Postnatal support or education
  • Postpartum depression
  • Pre/postnatal information/support
  • Provision of resources (e.g., toy lending, resource library, clothing, baby equipment) – currently being developed
  • Facebook Parenting Resource Group Page
  • Self-esteem
  • Social isolation
  • Special needs parenting
  • Substance abuse/addiction
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  • Tobacco reduction/cessation as it relates to fetal & infant health
  • Toy and play safety education

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