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Programs & Services

Healthy Beginnings Antenatal Program

This service provides in-home care for medically stable high-risk pregnant women who might otherwise be cared for in hospital.

This program care for women with medically stable high-risk pregnancies in their home.

Services include

  • regular assessments of women in their homes
  • fetal monitoring (non-stress tests) as ordered by the physician
  • teaching about pregnancy, birth, health concerns, and self-monitoring
  • referrals to resources as needed
  • communication with the referring health care provider.

This service provides in-home care for patients who might otherwise be cared for in hospital, which still being followed by their own health care provider.

Service Providers May Include
registered nurses (RNs)

For women carrying more than one baby or with pregnancy complications including:

  • high blood pressure
  • preterm labour
  • preterm rupture of membranes
  • antepartum hemorrhage
  • decreased placenta functioning

The women must live in the program boundaries and be within 20 minutes of a hospital that can care for a mom and baby. To be part of the program, women must be able to rest at home and do some self-monitoring.

Service Access

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

Service Locations