About Us

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About Us

This website has been developed by the Best Start Resource Centre, a program of Health Nexus, and is funded by the Government of Ontario. We support service providers who work on preconception, prenatal and child health. This website is based on the Prenatal Education - Key Messages for Ontario.

This Best Start Resource Centre website was developed with input from the following individuals and organizations. While their participation was critical to the development of this website, final decisions about content were made by the Best Start Resource Centre.

Ontario Public Health Association Reproductive Health Workgroup – Preconception Health Task Group

Nutrition Resource Centre

Kristin Berfelz, MPH, OCT, BEd, HBK
Physical Activity Resource Centre (PARC), managed by Ophea

Tamar Meyer, MA
Provincial System Support Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Rosa Dragonetti, MSc, RP
Project Director, Addictions Education and Research, Nicotine Dependence Service, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Marg LaSalle, RN, BScN, IBCLC  
BFI Lead Assessor

Erica Phipps, MPH
Executive Director, Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment

Best Start Resource Centre staff

 

This website has been prepared with funds provided by the Government of Ontario. The information herein reflects the views of the authors and is not officially endorsed by the Government of Ontario. Resources, websites and services mentioned are not necessarily approved or endorsed by the Ontario Government or the Best Start Resource Centre, Health Nexus.