Effective March 16, 2020:
Best Beginning groups are cancelled, please do not come to group locations. We will provide an update when it becomes available.

Our Best Beginning staff are still working to support clients.
Connect with your team members or call 403-228-8221 if you have any questions.

For the latest information on COVID-19, please visit www.ahs.ca/covid

“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) - CURRENTLY ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19

  • Healthy snacks and time to connect with other pregnant women

  • Connection to community and health resources

  • Community and Health Resources

 Phone 403-228-8221 for more information and to sign up.

Best Beginning Prenatal Book:

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

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.