Programs & Services
Provides prenatal care to pregnant teens.
Newborn blood spot screening is done to help find conditions that can be treated early. Early treatment can help prevent health problems, improve a baby's health and may even save a baby's life.
Provides care for pregnant women with complications.
Provides seven day a week in-home maternal and fetal surveillance by Registered Nurses for women with medical high risk pregnancies.
Individual and group services for pregnant teens and low income pregnant women.
Facilitated by Community Health Nurses who have expertise in breastfeeding, these classes offer breastfeeding support and information to expectant mothers and fathers/partners.
Provides breastfeeding support to women experiencing problems with establishing and maintaining lactation.
Provides information and support to breastfeeding moms.
We serve breastfeeding mothers with information on nursing, help with latch and milk supply. Advice on any problems with breastfeeding.
Sometimes breastfeeding can be a challenge, but it is also an important part of your baby's health.
Public Health Nurses provide immunization to infants and preschool children according to the Alberta Health Immunization schedule. health education/counselling/support for parents, health assessment and screening to identify health concerns, and referral to appropriate health care providers such as physicians, community resources.
Prenatal, perinatal and parenting classes on a wide range of topics.
The program provides information and support to families and individuals to understand the nature and cause of hereditary disease.
A multi-disciplinary team that offers prenatal and maternity care to pregnant women who may have difficulty accessing regular prenatal care.
Assesses and diagnoses severe, complex developmental delays.
Diagnostic imaging technique used to visualize subcutaneous body structures including tendons, muscles, joints, vessels and internal organs for possible pathology or lesions.
If you have just found out you are pregnant, this class will give you the information you need to help your baby get the best start possible.
A specialized diagnostic procedure for staging tumors of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, biliary system and rectum.
The Home Visitation Program provides support to parents and individuals in the areas of child development, parenting skills and links to community services.
Provides comprehensive maternity care for expectant mothers in Southeastern Alberta.
Assesses and diagnoses children who have been exposed to alcohol before birth.
Provides care to women after gynecology surgery.
Offers prenatal information, nutrition supplements such as prenatal vitamins and milk coupons, connections to community services, and support to at risk women during their pregnancy and following the birth of their baby to 2 months of age.
Provides teaching, support, and help for pregnant women and teens and new moms with babies younger than 6 months.
Provides home nursing and other support to women with pregnancy complications.
Support for parents with infants 0-2 months of age.
Provides home nursing services to families during the first two months after the birth of a baby.
This program strives to improve the incidence of low birth weight in marginalized women. It provides an environment that supports health and healthy lifestyles of childbearing women.
First-time parents who face challenges receive support to develop parenting skills that promote healthy child development. Home Visitors support families through weekly visits, beginning prenatally or up to three months after their baby's birth, and continuing for up to 5 years. Some agencies in Edmonton and area accept referals for children up to 2 years of age, or for families parenting for the first time in Canada. Families are also linked with other community resources.
Provides support to Regional Neonatal Program by providing services to babies born after 32 weeks gestation and requiring extra medical care.
Provides care for neonates delivered after 30 weeks gestation who require extra medical care.
Provides care to mothers and newborn babies.
Provides care for pregnant women and their newborn babies.
Provides antepartum (before labour), intrapartum (during labour) and immediate postpartum (after the delivery) care to patient greater than 20 weeks pregnant.
Provides care for pregnant women who need to be assessed.
Provides antepartum (before delivery), intrapartum (during labour), and immediate postpartum (after delivery) care to patients who are over 20 weeks gestation.
Provides care for women during labour and delivery (c-section and vaginal deliveries).
Provides care to pregnant women in labour.
Assistance to breastfeeding mothers and babies.
Provides care to low-risk pregnant women whose family doctors don't do deliveries.
Comprehensive support and follow-up of newborns and mothers when discharged from hospital. Provision of education, support, developmental assessments and immunizations of children.
Provides care to mothers with at-risk pregnancies that require attention from an obstetrician.
Provides care to pregnant women, which includes assessing, testing, and teaching.
Provides care for moms in labour and during delivery. Provides care to mothers and their babies after delivery.
Provides care for pregnant women.
Provides midwife services to Albertans.
A support group for women experiencing postpartum depression.
Provides practice guidelines for neonatal oral feeding.
NTT provides community-based follow-up for very low birth weight infants and their families during transition from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to home.
Provides assessment for high risk children from intensive care units across Edmonton. Health care professionals monitor the progress of newborns at risk and provide early intervention.
Cares for newborn babies.
Testing for newborn jaundice in both acute care and public health sites.
NEAFAN is one of twelve networks in Alberta set up to enhance services and supports for those affected by FASD and their caregivers.
Assesses pregnant women and their unborn babies. Also offers prenatal screening and preconception counselling.
Provides outpatient assessment of pregnant patients over 20 weeks gestation.
Assesses women who need tests (e.g., non-stress test) or treatment during pregnancy.
Provide appointments with an obstetrician/gynecologist for a variety of health issues including pregnancy and gynecological problems.
Cares for pregnant women and their babies.
Service provides nursing assessment by a registered nurse and examination by an obstetrician or gynecologist.
This program offers low risk obstetrical and newborn care services.
Provides assessment and diagnosis for children with a combination of developmental, behavioural, sensory, physical, and/or learning problems.
This service evaluates and provides early referrals for infants at risk of developing health issues as they get older.
Promotes better infant outcomes when a maternal perinatal depression or anxiety problem is identified.
Care is provided for post-partum patients and newborns,low-risk ante-partum patients and patients who have had gynecological surgery.
Cares for women and their babies after delivery.
Care for women after vaginal or cesarean delivery.
20 units providing family centred maternity care (rooming - in) provided to patients in the postpartum period. Also has antepartum beds to provide care for those mothers who have a problem during their pregnancy that requires hospitalization. Home like environment which supports breast feeding, provides a Hostel room for those mothers who have been discharged but the baby remains in the nursery. Have 2 Theme Rooms.
Public Health Nursing support for families with infants 0-2 months of age.
Provides services to women pre-natally and postpartum.
Provides a shared framework for projects and community health resources.
Childbirth and parenting education.
Prenatal classes offered in Edmonton area hospitals. Please search for the prenatal service at those hospital locations.
Prenatal education provides information on labour, delivery, comfort techniques, medical intervention, postpartum adjustment, newborn care, safety and infant feeding. Hospital tours may also be included.
This program provides information on how to cope with labour, birth, vaginal and caesarean delivery, postpartum care of the mom and newborn, and initial care of the newborn.
Provides prenatal classes to newcomers from Spanish speaking countries.
Offers classes and printed resources on prenatal education.
These classes are for pregnant women and their partners who wish to take a prenatal education course. It is recommended that you register for classes early in your pregnancy as the classes fill up quickly.
Classes for pregnant women and their partners to help them understand and prepare for pregnancy, labour, delivery, and early parenthood.
Prenatal education classes are offered for pregnant women, their partner and support people. Learn more about pregnancy, labour and birth, nutrition, fetal development, maternal changes, pain management, breastfeeding, unexpected outcomes and baby care and the post partum period.
Prenatal program provides childbirth education classes, breastfeeding classes, and monthly hospital tours.
Provides obstetrical and gynecological care.
Breast pumps may be available at select Community Health Centres.
Public Health Nurses lead groups that offer support and information for women who breastfeed.
Individual assistance and support is available for women having problems or concerns with breastfeeding.
Postnatal follow-up offers home visits to all mothers, including those discharged while their baby remains in hospital, mothers adopting or surrendering their baby for adoption, those whose baby was a stillborn and those mothers bereaving a loss through neonatal death.
Provides counselling and consultation services to support mental health concerns for women who are going through or have gone through a reproductive issue (pre-pregnancy to menopause).
Level 2 services for low- to high-risk pregnant women and babies born at 32 weeks gestation and greater.
Stork Club is a special one time information session for first time moms and new babies.
Service for pregnant women that offers one way to manage pain during labour.
Ultrasound examinations are noninvasive and help physicians diagnose and treat possible medical conditions through exposing parts of the body to high frequency sound waves that produce real time pictures of the inside of the body.
Ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to look at organs and structures inside the body.
The Universal Newborn Hearing Screening service provides hearing screenings to all babies born in the Medicine Hat, Brooks, Bow Island and Oyen areas.
Support and follow-up of newborns and mothers after discharged from hospital.
Women's Health provides prenatal and gynaecological services, prenatal support and education, breast feeding support and home visits when needed.
Psychiatric assessment and treatment to women during pregnancy and up to one year postpartum.
This service provides information to young women who have experienced unplanned pregnancy or parenting challenges to improve child growth and development and parental life-course.