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Programs & Services


Labour and Delivery Services, Postpartum and Newborn Care

Provides care for pregnant women and their newborn babies.

24/7 care for pregnant women and newborn babies, which includes:

  • assessment and treatment
  • referrals to other healthcare providers
  • labour and delivery support
  • vaginal deliveries
  • c-section deliveries
  • postpartum care
  • care for pregnancy complications
  • breastfeeding support
  • teaching as needed
  • discharge planning
  • grief counselling

 

Access
Service Providers May Include
doctors, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), midwives, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, support staff
Eligibility

Low risk care provided at Canmore, High River hospitals


Low risk and high risk care provided at Foothills, Peter Lougheed, Rockyview, and South Health Campus hospitals


Highest risk, tertiary care provided at Foothills Medical Centre

Referral Needed

A physician / midwife referral is needed.

Service Access

You will be admitted by your family doctor, obstetrician, midwife or the emergency room.


Service Locations