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Programs & Services


Obstetrics

Providing prenatal, perinatal, postnatal and surgical obstetrics care for mothers and neonates.

Provides care for pregnant women who are low-risk and more than 36 weeks, which may include:

  • fetal monitoring
  • labour induction
  • non-stress testing
  • epidural
  • C-section surgery (elective, urgent, and emergency)

Cares for babies and provides breastfeeding support if needed.

Go to a community health centre in your area for any prenatal concerns and follow-up after you deliver your baby.

For more information, visit the Prenatal website.

Some services and key providers may not be available at all locations.

Contact Details

Slave Lake Healthcare Centre

Address
309 6 Street NE
Slave Lake, Alberta
T0G 2A2
Telephone
780-805-3500
Fax
780-805-3574
Hours of Operation
Available
24 hour service
Access
Service Providers May Include
anesthetists,doctors, general practitioners, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), obstetrician-gynecologists, registered nurses (RNs)
Service Access

You may be referred by your physician to the unit for a Non-Stress Test; or induction. If you are in labour, you should present to the admitting desk and register. You will be brought up to the unit and assessed by nurses who will then notify your doctor of your presentation. Your doctor will come and assess you and coordinate your care until you are discharged.

 

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


Service Locations