Children are checked for normal development and overall health at all immunization appointments as well as at special clinics for all new babies until their 8 week immunization. Moms are checked for overall wellness and are offered support with breastfeeding by specially certified nurses.
| • Prenatal Classes
• After Baby
• Child Health Clinics
• Parent Mentor Program
• School Health
• Dental Health
• Teen Wellness
Nurses offer support after every new birth and visit new moms and babes in the home after the birth, checking the baby and the mom, and ensuring everyone is managing in their new environment.
Maternity Visiting Program
The Maternity Visiting Program (MVP) provides supportive nursing services to mothers who go home sooner after the birth of their baby.
A Public Health Nurse (PHN) will visit you within 24-48 hours after you are discharged from the hospital. The PHN will check mother and baby, as well as provide information & counseling about breastfeeding, nutrition, rest, exercise, and baby care.
Maternity Visiting Program Services
Monday to Saturday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Services unavailable on Statutory Holidays
Well Baby Service
Baby time is held every Thursday from 1:00-3:00pm in the basement of the Davies Building at 107-110 Ominica Street West. This program is to support mothers, infants and families for the first year of life. Parents will have the opportunity to weigh their baby, develop a support network, interact with other new moms and a Public Health Nurse will be on site to answer any questions.