“It’s the best place to get help and support.”
“I like how comfortable I feel.”
“The support is very helpful… and staff are very knowledgeable.
I am always learning!”


Best Beginning is a free supportive health service for pregnant women and pregnant teens who:

  • Need information and support to make healthy choices during pregnancy

  • Feel alone and isolated

  • Face language or cultural barriers

  • Are living on a low income

We offer:

  • Support from social workers, nurses, dietitians, and outreach workers

  • Group health education and peer support

  • Children's programming (1-6 yrs)

  • Healthy snacks and time to connect with other pregnant women

  • Connection to community and health resources

  • Community and Health Resources

For more information on Best Beginning and to sign up for the program, call 403-228-8221

Free in-person and online group session are available for Best Beginning clients. Participants will meet other parents and Best Beginning staff to talk about pregnancy, birth and parenting.

Sessions take place in-person on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:00 Р2:30pm, and through Zoom every  Thursday from 10:00 Р11:30am

Best Beginning Prenatal Book:

Now available online! Click on the preferred language below to download a PDF copy of our book.

Warning Signs in Pregnancy

Download a PDF copy of warning signs in pregnancy

Children's Program Newsletter

Check out this months newsletter from our Childlife Specialist! Check back every month for a new topic.

Best Beginning referral form, for agencies and health professionals

If you have any clients you feel would benefit from the Best Beginning program, complete the referral form and fax to us.