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Program: Maternal Newborn Care  
Organization: London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital
Phone Numbers: Mother Baby Wellness: 519-685-8438
Obstetrical Preadmit: 519-685-8500 ext 55307
Birthing Centre: 519-685-8500 ext 58438
Mother Baby Care Unit: 519-685-8500 ext 52140 or 52147
Crisis: Call 911 in emergencies
Emergency Department: 519-685-8141
Fax: 519-685-8319
800 Commissioners Rd E
London, ON
N6A 5W9
Intersection: Wellington Rd and Commissioners Rd E
Location: London (Central) * parking lot P8 (off Baseline Rd) * enter through Zone B * Obstetrical Preadmit 5th Fl * Birthing Centre 4th Fl
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Daily 24 hours
Service Description: Family birthing centre

Preadmission consultation with a nurse to discuss birthing plan and medical history  * birthing services include 24 hour obstetrical consultant coverage, co-operative arrangements with midwives, 24 hour infant rooming-in

Mother/Baby Care Unit - Post-delivery nursing care for mothers and their new babies * mothers and babies are kept together in same room whenever possible

Sibling Tours - For children 3-6 years old who are expecting a sibling * allows children to become familiar with the hospital and newborns * classes are held on Saturdays once a month from 10am-11am * no charge * call main number to book a tour

Home Safety Program - New parents provided with a safety checklist and nine-piece safety kit
Period of Purple Crying Education Program - Helps parents and caregivers understand the features of normal crying patterns in infants that can lead to shaking or abuse

Fees: Most services covered by OHIP
Application: Pre-admission form for labour and delivery * registration for sibling tour
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Pregnant women and their families
Languages: English
Language Note: Interpretation available upon request
Area(s) Served:
Southwestern Ontario  
See Also: Childbirth
Hospital Orientation Programs
Parenting Education
Prenatal Classes and Programs

This information was last completely updated on April 20, 2018

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