Postnatal Benefit Program
Under this program, new mothers are provided with financial assistance to encourage a healthy lifestyle, including a wholesome diet, in the first 4 months after giving birth
To be eligible, new mothers must:
- Be a resident of New Brunswick
- Proof of newborns birth
- Net annual family income must be less than $29,000.
This program offers financial aid for new mothers to offset the increased cost of food. This benefit ($60/month) may be paid to eligible new mothers for a maximum of four months after the birth of their baby.
Benefits will be paid separately from any other social assistance benefits the new mother may be receiving.
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