Grocery Run, a partnership between MCHB and the University of Alberta, takes food that would otherwise go to waste…
Indigenous elder mentorship program leads to healthier babies in Wetaskiwin area
Elders connect with expectant mothers, bring cultural awareness to prenatal program.
What makes a great dad during pregnancy?
UAlberta research helps answer the question just in time for Father’s Day.
No magic pill for postpartum weight loss
Breastfeeding to aid weight loss is a myth, University of Alberta nutrition researchers find.
Food Program offers lifeline to immigrant and refugee families in need
“To me, this program is like oxygen.”
The Edmonton Social Planning Committee featured an article on the Grocery Run Program
The Grocery Run Program aims to address the need for emergency food for immigrant and refugee families, while also minimizing food waste and promoting collaboration among organizations doing similar work in our city.
The Lois Hole Hospital for Women featured ENRICH research on their Facebook page
Work funded by donors to the Lois Hole Hospital for Women and the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute have allowed PhD student Maira Quintanilha to examine the unmet social and economic needs of migrant women during pregnancy and postpartum.
Health-care providers often skipping pregnancy weight gain conversations
UAlberta study reveals surprising lack of adherence to guidelines that address growing concern of gestational weight gain.
Kokums and Mosoms helping expectant parents
The Elders Mentoring Program was developed from ENRICH’s partnership with Maskwacis Health Services and the Wetaskiwin Primary Care Network. The program allows elders to provide support to pregnant women and their partners in the Maskwacis community during pregnancy, and after delivery. The program was recently featured in the Wetaskiwin Times Newspaper.