The following is a list of resources that you may find useful if you are planning on having a baby in Renfrew County.

Pregnancy Care

Pembroke Regional Hospital

www.pemreghos.org
613-732-2811
705 MacKay Street, Pembroke, ON, K8A 1G8

Renfrew Victoria Hospital

www.renfrewhosp.com
613-432-4851, ext. 259
499 Raglan Street North, Renfrew, ON, K7V 1P6

Madawaska Valley Midwives

www.mvmidwives.ca
info@mvmidwives.ca

Killaloe Site:
613-757-0808
15 Lake Street, Killaloe, ON, K0J 2A0

Petawawa Site:
1-877-757-0808
154 Civic Centre Drive, Petawawa, ON, K8H 3H5

Prenatal Resources

Health Info line - Renfrew County and District Health Unit

613-735-8666

A Public Health Nurse is available to answer questions about health issues and community resources from 8:30am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Prenatal Classes - Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Class Information 613-735-8651, ext. 516

Prenatal classes are offered in Arnprior, Barry's Bay, Pembroke, Renfrew, and Petawawa. Classes are taught by Public Health Nurses and are offered as a 7 week class series or as a full-day weekend class series. Topics covered include; fetal development, nutrition, labour, delivery, breastfeeding, newborn care, and infant safety. Please call the Health Unit for more information about class times and locations, and to register for your desired series.

Transition to Parenting Program - Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Class information 613-735-8666

A series of classes for expectant parents and new parents. For more information call the Health Info Line at 613-735-8666 or 1-800-267-1097 extension 666.

Renfrew County Doulas

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renfrewcountydoulas@gmail.com

Offering doula services throughout Renfrew County.

Postpartum Resources

Healthy Babies, Healthy Children - Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Program Information 613-735-8666

This program is a free, confidential and voluntary home visiting prgram for parents up to age six. A Public Health Nurse of a family visitor may support you when your baby comes home, help connect you with community resources, or provide you ongoing guidance on parenting, feeding, and caring for your child. Please call for more information on the program and register.

Well Baby Drop-In - Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Program Information 613-735-8666

A Public Health Nurse is available to discuss infant nutrition, growth and development, breastfeeding, and other parenting issues. Drop-In clinics are available in Renfrew, Petawawa, Arnprior, Pembroke, Point Alexander, Killaloe, and Chalk River. Please call or follow the link above for clinic times and locations in your community.

Breastfeeding and Parenting Support Groups - Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Program Information 613-735-8666

Parenting groups bring together parents who wish to share common problems, concerns or ideas about parenting and child-rearing. There are several options for parents in Renfrew county, including a support group in Petewawa and several Renfrew-servicing organizations based elswhere in Ontario. Please follow the link or call the Health Info Line above for more information.

Child Health Clinics - Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Program Information 613-735-8666

These clinics are available to families with children up to six years of age in Renfrew, Arnprior, Pembroke, Deep River, Eganville, Petawawa, and Barry's Bay. These clinics offer health information, childhood immunizations, consultation and screening about children's growth and development, dental health screening, and speech development consultations. Appointments are required for immunization and dental screening only. Please call or follow the link above for clinic times and locations in your community.

The Ontario Early Years Centres

Program Information

The Ontario Early Years Centres are a place for children up to the age of six and their parents and caregivers to take part in programs and activities together. The Ontario Early Years Centres also bring together in one location information about children's services and programs in the community. If you have questions about your child's development, or want to know how to get information or services for your child aged 0-6 in your area contact your local centre. There are centres located in Pembroke, Renfrew, Arnprior, Killaloe, Petawawa, and Deep River.

Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre

Program Information 613-687-7587, ext. 3222

The Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre offers programs and services to individuals and families within the military community.

Village Mommy

VillageMommy.com is a free service with a mission to bring the supportive village feel back to modern motherhood. The service help moms find other moms within walking distance who have babies/kids the same age as them. Peer support is proven to help moms' mental health and even improves outcomes for babies!

Additional Resources

Recreation Programs - The Town of Renfrew

Program Information

The Town of Renfrew Parks and Recreation Department offers active programs for children and adults. Follow the link above for more information on programs offered in the community.

Recreation Programs - The Town of Petawawa

Program Information

The Town of Petawawa Parks and Recreation Department offers active programs for children and adults. Follow the link above for more information on programs offered in the community.

24 Hour Mental Health Crisis Line

Program Information 1-866-996-0991

The line is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by trained staff and volunteers. When needed this bilingual service provides screening, assessment, referrals, support in a crisis, suicide intervention, and transfer to the crisis team or emergency medical services.