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Programs & Services

Neonatal Transition Team, Postpartum Community Services

The Neonatal Transition Team (NTT) is a community-based program providing support for the family following infant discharge from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and / or Pediatric Units.

Services are provided in home, in clinic or virtually. Supports include the following:

  • information about the infant's health, abilities, and special needs
  • regular assessments of the infant's health, growth, and development
  • support for breast, bottle and nasogastric tube feeding
  • guidance to enhance infant nutrition
  • reflux management
  • home oxygen therapy and respiratory assessment 
  • blood pressure monitoring as required
  • liaison with the infant's pediatrician/PCP and specialists such as registered dieticians and occupational therapists
  • referrals to other services and community resources such as social workers, lactation consultants and physiotherapists

NTT will support family as needed to a maximum of 16 weeks corrected age (~3-4 months post NICU discharge).

Contact Details

East Calgary Health Centre

4715 8 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta
T2A 3N4
Getting There

Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Phone access is available 8 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday, excluding Statutory holidays.

Service Providers May Include
dieticians, neonatal clinical nurse specialists, neonatal public health nurses

Eligibility in this program is possible if:

  • the infant's birthweight is less than 1250 gms
  • the family lives within the City of Calgary

Other infants with health issues and under 2 months corrected age must be reviewed and accepted by the NTT team lead.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
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