Maternal Child Services of TBRHSC provide services for parents
before, during and after birth and for the newborn baby. We
also provide care for children from infancy up to 17 years
through our Paediatric
Parents and their newborns are prepared for their return
home in our comfortable, 18 bed, Mother Baby Combined Care
unit. Healthy mothers and babies are cared for together by
one nurse to foster confidence and competence in self care
and baby care skills; and to promote parent – infant
bonding. Our specialized registered nurses provide individualized
care for mothers and their baby’s including mother and
baby care education.
Breastfeeding, as recommended by the Canadian Institute of
Child Health, Health Canada and the World Health Organization
is promoted and supported at TBRHSC. Education and support
are provided to all parents for their baby feeding method
A comfortable, single occupancy parenting room is available
within the unit for mothers who have been discharged before
their babies. Parenting information is provided to patients
Maternal Child Services Visitor Information
Please do not visit patients in any of the Maternal Child
Service areas if you have a cold, flu, fever, mumps, chicken
pox measles or any other illness that is easily spread. It
is possible to infect patients with these illnesses/diseases.
Please do not visit any of the Maternal Child Service areas
if you have been exposed to someone with mumps, chicken pox
or measles within 2 weeks before visit. It is possible to
infect patients with these diseases.
Visiting may be restricted due to patient condition and/or
at nursing discretion.
Labour and Delivery Visitor Information
2 support people per patient – must be same two throughout
siblings may be allowed to attend birth by pre-arrangement
and in compliance with department policy
Maternal Newborn Combined Care Visitor Information
Visiting Hours: 11:30
a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
2 visitors per patient excluding support person
siblings of newborns may visit
no other children 12 years and under
1 support person: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
* support person 24hrs/day may be possible in private rooms
TBRHSC is proud to provide a Virtual
Tour of Maternal Child/Paediatrics. The VR Tour
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