Nurses experienced in the care of children and their families provide service for children who require hospitalization.
Children requiring treatment or observation will be cared for initially in the Emergency Department. After a maximum of 24 hours of observation, children are either discharged or admitted to the pediatric inpatient area. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Neonatal services refers to the care of newborns that require observation and care immediately following birth. The care provided in neonatal services is specialized with a health care team made up of a neonatologist, pediatrician or family physician and maternal/child nurses.
Checking your baby’s feeding, weight gain and a general physical wellbeing will continue after your leave the hospital. Advice, ongoing support and follow-up will be available as you need it for feeding and caring for your baby. This may initially be provided in the hospital or you may be supported by a member of the Public Health team. They can also direct you to other community support organizations.
Midwives are trained to care for women who are experiencing a normal pregnancy, and for their healthy newborns. They work closely with the prenatal clinic, family physicians, nurse practitioners, obstetricians, nurses and other care providers.
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