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Postpartum Community Services - Urban

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

Services include: 

  • newborn assessments including checking for jaundice
  • postpartum assessment for new mothers includes physical and psychosocial assessmetns including domestic violence
  • support with infant feeding including lactation consultants to help with breastfeeding
  • parenting information
  • information about newborn care, safety, growth, and development
  • referrals to social worker support as needed
  • referrals to doctors and community services as needed

Access
Service Providers May Include
public health nurses (PHNs), social workers
Eligibility

Families with newborn infants 0 to 2 months old who live in Calgary

Service Access

The service can be accessed by professional referal and also by self-referral via the Early Start Line.


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