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Programs & Services

Adolescent Pregnancy Clinic

Provides prenatal care for teens who are pregnant or think they might be.

Alberta's Newborn Metabolic Screening Program

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.

Angel Cradle Program

Offers a safe place for parents to anonymously give up their child.

Ante Partum

Provides care for pregnant women with complications.

Antenatal Community Care Program

Provides in-home checks for women with high-risk pregnancies.

Best Beginning

Offers support for pregnant teens and women with low incomes to prevent low birth weight, promote prevention of injuries and promote maternal mental health by low social isolation and making connections with community supports

Breastfeeding Classes for Expectant Parents

Provides breastfeeding support and information to expectant mothers and their support person.

Breastfeeding Clinic

Provides care for mothers and babies with breastfeeding problems.

Breastfeeding Clinic

Provides information and support to breastfeeding moms.

Breastfeeding Clinic

Provides information and support for breastfeeding mothers or mothers having problems breastfeeding, both in the hospital and after discharge.

Breastfeeding Support

Offers support to women who are breastfeeding.

Child Health Clinics Community

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.

Childbirth and Parenting (Perinatal) Education

Prenatal, perinatal and parenting classes on a wide range of topics.

Community Genetics

The program provides information and support to families and individuals to understand the nature and cause of hereditary disease.

Community Perinatal Program

A multi-disciplinary team that offers prenatal and maternity care to pregnant women who may have difficulty accessing regular prenatal care.

Developmental Clinics - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Clinic

Assesses and diagnoses severe, complex developmental delays.

Early Pregnancy Class

If you've just found out you are pregnant, this class will give you the information you need to help your baby get the best start possible.

Endoscopic Ultrasound Services

A specialized diagnostic procedure for staging tumors of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, biliary system and rectum.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Clinical Services

Assesses and diagnoses children who have been exposed to alcohol before birth.

Gynecological Surgery

Provides care to women after gynecology surgery.

Health For Two

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.

Health for Two - WIN (Women, Infants & Nutrition)

Provides education and support for new mothers and babies.

Healthy Beginnings Antenatal Program

Provides home nursing and other support to women with pregnancy complications.

Healthy Beginnings Hotline

Support for parents with infants 0-2 months of age.

Healthy Beginnings Postpartum Program

Provides home nursing services to families during the first two months after the birth of a baby.

Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies Program

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.

Home Visitation Program

Supports first-time parents and helps them learn parenting skills.

Intermediate Care Nursery

Provides support to Regional Neonatal Program by providing services to babies born after 32 weeks gestation and requiring extra medical care.

Intermediate Care Nursery

Provides care for neonates delivered after 30 weeks gestation who require extra medical care.

Labour Delivery and Maternal Child Services

Provides care to mothers and newborn babies.

Labour and Delivery Services and Newborn Care

Provides care for pregnant women and their newborn babies.

Labour and Delivery

Provides antepartum (before labour), intrapartum (during labour) and immediate postpartum (after the delivery) care to patient greater than 20 weeks pregnant.

Labour and Delivery

Provides care for pregnant women who need to be assessed.

Labour and Delivery

Provides antepartum (before delivery), intrapartum (during labour), and immediate postpartum (after delivery) care to patients who are over 20 weeks gestation.

Labour and Delivery

Provides care for women during labour and delivery (c-section and vaginal deliveries).

Labour and Delivery - Obstetrics Triage

Provides care to pregnant women in labour.

Lactation Services

Assistance to breastfeeding mothers and babies.

Low Risk Obstetrical Clinic

Provides care to low-risk pregnant women whose family doctors don't do deliveries.

Maternal Child Health

Support and follow-up of newborns and mothers after discharge from hospital. Also offers education, support, developmental assessment, and vaccinations.

Maternal Fetal Assessment Clinic

Provides care for women who are pregnant and at high risk for having problems during their pregnancy or delivery.

Maternal Fetal Medicine

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.

Maternity Clinic

Provides care for pregnant women.

Midwifery Services

Provides midwife services to Albertans.

Mindful Connections Postpartum Support

A support group for women experiencing postpartum depression.

Neonatal Follow up Clinic

This service evaluates and provides early referrals for infants at risk of developing health issues as they get older.

Neonatal Oral Feeding Committee

Provides guidelines for feeding high-risk newborn infants by mouth.

Neonatal Transition Team, Postpartum Community Services

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.

Neonatal and Infant Follow-Up Clinic

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.

Newborn Care

Cares for newborn babies.

Newborn Jaundice Screening Program

Testing for newborn jaundice in both acute care and public health sites.

North East Alberta FASD Network

NEAFAN is one of twelve networks in Alberta set up to enhance services and supports for those affected by FASD and their caregivers.

Northern and Central Alberta Maternal - Fetal Medicine Centre

Assesses pregnant women and their unborn babies. Also offers prenatal screening and preconception counselling.

Obstetrical Assessment Clinic

Provides outpatient assessment of pregnant patients over 20 weeks gestation.

Obstetrical Outpatient Clinic

Assesses women who need tests (e.g., non-stress test) or treatment during pregnancy.

Obstetrical/Gynecology Clinics

Provide appointments with an obstetrician/gynecologist for a variety of health issues including pregnancy and gynecological problems.


Cares for pregnant women and their babies.

Obstetrics / Gynecology Outpatient Services

Service provides nursing assessment by a registered nurse and examination by an obstetrician or gynecologist.

Obstetrics Services

This program offers low risk obstetrical and newborn care services.

Pediatric Specialty Clinic

Provides assessment and diagnosis for children with a combination of developmental, behavioural, sensory, physical, and/or learning problems.

Perinatal Mental Health

Assesses and treats women who have mental health concerns before or after giving birth.

Post Partum and Gynecology

Provides care to women after they give birth. Also cares for newborns, pregnant women who are low-risk, and women who have had gynecology types of surgery.

Post-Partum / Nursery

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.

Postpartum Community Services

Public Health Nursing support for families with infants 0-2 months of age.

Postpartum: Obstetrics/Newborn

Provides services to women pre-natally and postpartum.

Pregnancy and Early Childhood

Provides a shared framework for projects and community health resources.

Prenatal / Postpartum Education

Childbirth and parenting education.

Prenatal Class Registration (Public Health Centres Only)

Prenatal classes offered in Edmonton area hospitals. Please search for the prenatal service at those hospital locations.

Prenatal Classes

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.

Prenatal Classes

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.

Prenatal Classes, Spanish

Provides prenatal classes to newcomers from Spanish speaking countries.

Prenatal Education

Offers classes and printed resources on prenatal education.

Prenatal Education Classes

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.

Prenatal Education Program

Classes for pregnant women and their partners to help them understand and prepare for pregnancy, labour, delivery, and early parenthood.

Prenatal Education Programs

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. For class information and registration email sharedchildbirth@gmail.com

Primary Care Maternity Clinic

Provides obstetrical and gynecological care.

Public Health Breast Pump Rentals

Breast pumps may be available at select Community Health Centres.

Public Health Breastfeeding Support Services

Individual assistance and support is available for women having problems or concerns with breastfeeding.

Public Health Postnatal Services

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.

Reproductive Mental Health Program

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).

Specialized Obstetric Services

Level 2 services for low- to high-risk pregnant women and babies born at 32 weeks gestation and greater.

Stork Club

Stork Club is a special one time information session for first time moms and new babies.

TENS in Labour

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.

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening

This service provides hearing screenings or 'checks' for all babies born in the Medicine Hat, Brooks, Bow Island, and Oyen area.

Well Baby Visits

Support and follow-up of newborns and mothers after discharged from hospital.

Women's Health

Women's Health offer healthcare services and support to women in need (e.g, single parents, newcomers to Canada, etc.).

Women's Mental Health Clinic

Offers assessment and treatment for women during pregnancy and for up to one year after they give birth.

Young Parent Outreach

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.