Term: Healthy Baby Prenatal Benefit Program

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Last Updated: 2010-11-18


A program run by the Province of Manitoba Healthy Baby Program that offers income supplement for pregnant women who live in Manitoba and have a net family income of less than $32,000. Benefits start in the second trimester of pregnancy and end in the month the baby is due. A sliding scale, based on income, is used to calculate the monthly benefits. It ranges from $10.00 to $81.41 per month (Healthy Child Manitoba, 2010).

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