For Immediate Release
June 14, 2001

Kamalesh Visavadia
Community Development Worker
Peel Health
Region of Peel
905 791-7800, Ext. 2661

Healthy Pregnancies Focus of Prenatal Health Fair In Mississauga on June 23, 2001

(Brampton) - Healthy pregnancies are the focus of Peel Health's Prenatal Health Fair at St. Francis Xavier Secondary School in Mississauga on Saturday, June 23, 2001, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission to the Prenatal Health Fair is FREE. For more information, call Health Line Peel at 905-799-7700.

The Peel Health Prenatal Health Fair provides information for expectant mothers, dads-to-be and people planning a pregnancy. Grandparents and support persons are also welcome.

Good preconception and prenatal health play a vital role in promoting healthy pregnancies and healthy babies. The Peel Health Prenatal Health Fair will provide participants with information on a wide range of important pregnancy-related topics, including: pre-conception health, your changing body, exercise, how to recognize preterm labour, environmental and workplace hazards in pregnancy, healthy eating, vegetarianism, becoming a father, maternity benefits, breastfeeding and more. The event also includes mini-workshops, business exhibits and door prizes.

St. Francis Xavier Secondary School is located at 50 Bristol Road West in Mississauga. Additional Prenatal Health Fairs will be held later this year in Brampton (September) and Caledon (November).

For more information, contact Health Line Peel at 905-799-7700 or visit


Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595 , e-mail

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