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Pregnancy and childbirth - Services

Adolescent Pregnancy Clinic

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

Adult Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Clinic

Offers assessment and support for adults experiencing symptoms that may be the result of prenatal alcohol exposure.

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 nursing care for women with high-risk pregnancies.

Best Babies

Best Babies empowers pregnant women and new mothers to make healthy lifestyle choices by offering one on one support, nutritional counseling, social support, education and community referrals.

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 pregnant or breastfeeding.

Child Health Clinics Community

This service provides a wide range of health services for infants and preschool children and their families.

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 an inherited diseases.

Community Perinatal Program

The program offers prenatal and maternity care to pregnant women who may be having trouble accessing regular prenatal care.

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

Provides specialized diagnostic procedures for staging tumours of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, biliary system, and rectum.

Family Health Home Visitation Programs

Helps mothers who are affected by drugs and alcohol learn about child development, parenting skills, and community services.

Family Medicine Maternity Clinic

Offers care for pregnant women in the South Zone.

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 support to women while they are pregnant and until their babies are 2 months old.

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

Provides education and support for new mothers and babies.

Healthy Beginnings Hotline

Offers support for parents with babies younger than 2 months.

Healthy Beginnings Postpartum Program

Provides home nursing to families with babies younger than 2 months.

Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies Program

Encourages women to have healthy lifestyle behaviours to decrease the risk of having a baby with a low birth weight.

Home Visitation Program

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

Intermediate Care Nursery

Provides care for babies born after 32 weeks who need 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 care for women who are giving birth.

Labour and Delivery

Provides care for pregnant women who need to be assessed.

Labour and Delivery

Supports women who are more than 20 weeks pregnant.

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

Provides help to breastfeeding moms and their 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 to women throughout pregnancy, during labour and 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 Intensive Care Unit

Provides care for babies delivered after 30 weeks and in need of medical care.

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. NEAFAN also leads FASD prevention, education and awareness efforts in the region.

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 assessments and education for women who are more than 20 weeks pregnant.

Obstetrical Assessment Clinic

Provides health care services to women who are pregnant or have problems with their reproductive system.

Obstetrical Outpatient Clinic

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


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

Provides individual therapy to women 24 weeeks gestation to 9 months post partum who are experiencing post partum depression and/or anxiety

Post Partum Mental Health Services

Provides outreach mental health therapeutic services to struggling mothers and families who are pregnant or have children up to 3 years of age.

Post Partum and Gynecology

Provides care to women after they give birth. Also provides care 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.

Postpartum Community Services

Provides support for families with infants 0 to 2 months old.

Postpartum Unit

Provides inpatient care to women after delivery. Also cares for pregnant women who are having problems related to their pregnancy.

Postpartum: Obstetrics/Newborn

Inpatient care to women during pregnancy or after delivery.

Preconception, Pregnancy and Early Childhood

Provides a shared framework for projects and community health resources.

Prenatal / Postpartum Education

Childbirth and parenting education.

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

Prenatal breastfeeding class offers practical tips, information, and support for expectant parents.

Prenatal Class Registration (Public Health Centres Only)

Offers prenatal classes in Edmonton area hospitals.

Prenatal Classes

Provides prenatal classes and information about pregnancy, birthing, and parenting.

Prenatal Classes

This program provides education about labour, birth, vaginal and cesarean delivery, postpartum care of the mom and newborn.

Prenatal Classes, Spanish

Provides prenatal classes for newcomers to Canada from Spanish speaking countries.

Prenatal Education

Provides prenatal classes and information about pregnancy, birthing, and parenting

Prenatal Education Classes

Prenatal education classes for women and their partner or support person.

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

Offers prenatal classes for pregnant women, their partners and support people.

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

Provides breast pumps for rent.

Public Health Breastfeeding Support Services

Breastfeeding support through telephone counseling and home visits. A Public Health Nurse can respond to breastfeeding questions and concerns.

Public Health Postnatal Services

Offers home visits to all mothers.

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

Offers a one-time information session for first time moms and new babies.


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

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

Well Child Services

Provide appointments for routine vaccination and health services for infants 2 months of age up to preschool children.

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

Provides information and support to young women who are having an unplanned pregnancy or parenting challenges.