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Program: Maternal Newborn Care  
Organization: London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital
Phone Numbers: 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
Website: www.lhsc.on.ca/About_Us/Maternal_Newborn
Address:
800 Commissioners Rd E
London, ON
N6A 5W9
Intersection: Wellington Rd and Commissioners Rd E
Location: Southeast London
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Daily 24 hours
Service Description: Family birthing centre

Preadmission consultation with a nurse to discuss a birthing plan, medical history, etc. * 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 Device Program - New parents provided with a safety checklist and nine-piece safety kit
 
Shaken Baby Syndrome Education Program - Helps parents and caregivers understand the features of crying in normal 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 9/29/2014

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