young girl and her mother talking on a bed


Parenting can be very fulfilling and rewarding, but it can also be challenging, complicated and confusing. The Health Unit provides support and services to parents who need a little extra help or guidance. Browse our website for information and resources, including what services are available to you through the Health Unit.

  • Breastfeeding
    A good place to start for breastfeeding information, as well as what supports are available to you through the Health Unit.
  • Caring for your child’s teeth
    How to care for your child's teeth based on age range.
  • Feeding your baby
    At what age do you introduce solid foods? How do you feed your child safely? When should you introduce allergens such as peanuts and sesame?
  • Feeding your pre-schooler
    What kinds of foods should your pre-schooler be eating? What to do with a picky eater?
  • Feeding your school-aged child
    Why is breakfast important? What should I pack for my child’s school lunch and snack?
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children
    A home visiting program for expectant mothers and new parents who need more support.
  • If your child comes out
    What to consider as you begin your journey towards understanding.
  • Vaccines
    Which vaccines should your child receive, and at what age? Which vaccines are required to attend school?
North Bay
Parry Sound
Burk's Falls

345 Oak Street West


70 Joseph Street Unit #302


17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)