Location: Shaganappi Complex
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
information about newborn care, safety, growth, and development
referrals to social worker support as needed
referrals to doctors and community services as needed
Monday8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Tuesday8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Wednesday8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Thursday8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Friday8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Saturday8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Sunday8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Families with newborn infants 0 to 2 months old who live in Calgary
The service can be accessed by professional referal. Self referral can occure via Early Start LIne if infant is less than 2 months old.
PPCS does not provide Immunizations.
To book an immunization appointment only, dial 811 Monday to Friday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
All families living within the Calgary city limits with infants 0 to 2 months old are contacted by a Public Health Nurse within 24 to 48 hours of discharge from the hospital and are offered the service.