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Category: Parenting & Pregnancy

Below is a list of media releases sent out by the staff and programs at the Haldimand-Norfolk Unit.

  • Support available for those who lose a baby during pregnancy

    SIMCOE, JANUARY 20, 2012 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is offering a Perinatal Bereavement Support Program for family members who have experienced a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, pregnancy loss, stillborn, neonatal or infant death. The loss of a baby during a pregnancy can lead to waves of grief that can continue to hit individuals months, or […]

  • Teen birth rate has declined since mid 90s, Health Unit reports

    SIMCOE, OCTOBER 21, 2011 – Fewer teenage females in Haldimand and Norfolk counties are becoming mothers, which suggests that local young women are doing increasingly well in controlling and protecting their sexual and reproductive health. The declining rate of teenage pregnancy in the two counties is one issue outlined in a Maternal and Child Health […]

  • Prenatal Fair returns to Vittoria Oct. 13

    SIMCOE, SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit’s highly successful Prenatal Fair will be returning to the Vittoria Community Centre on October 13th. The free fair, which runs from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., will feature displays and demonstrations addressing virtually every aspect of pregnancy and parenting, says the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit. “In the past, […]

  • Prenatal Health Fair coming to Dunnville on April 20th

    SIMCOE, APRIL 1, 2011 – Tips on pregnancy, ranging from family planning to parenting and everything in between, will be provided at a free fair in Dunnville later this month. The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit will be holding a Prenatal Fair, which will be of interest to anyone pregnant or planning a pregnancy, at Dunnville Secondary […]