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Natal Supplement


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Eligibility
December 1, 2003

A monthly natal supplement of the amount shown in Rate Table: Health Supplements and Programs – Natal Supplement is provided to pregnant recipients and to family units with a dependent child under the age of seven months.

The natal supplement is not contingent on any special dietary requirements.

Children in the home of a relative (CIHR) are eligible for the natal supplement. [For more information, see Related Links – Child in Home of a Relative.]

Recipients of hardship assistance [see Related Links – Eligibility for Hardship Assistance] or medical services only [see Related Links – Medical Services Only] are not eligible for the natal supplement.

Table: Period of Eligibility

Client Eligibility Begins Eligibility Ends
Recipient with confirmation of pregnancy up to six months following the date of the birth of the child
Applicant from the date of application, with confirmation of pregnancy up to six months following the date of the birth of the child

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