Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Hospitals successfully integrate midwives
Hospitals successfully integrate midwives

Midwife Carol Cameron (left) and Elaine Goulbourne (right), Patient Care Director, Surgical and Maternal Child Services at MSH, received the award from AOM president Lisa M. Weston. The Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) recently recognized two health care organizations for ...


Families rock out in support of high-risk births
Families rock out in support of high-risk births

Mount Sinai Hospital is launching a new fundraising walk this fall that will be the only walk in Toronto focused on the critically-important care of high-risk births, an area of care where Mount Sinai leads internationally. Called Rock n’ Stroll, ...


Multidisciplinary collaboration leads to maternity service expansion
Multidisciplinary collaboration leads to maternity
service expansion

Interprofessional relationships and collaboration among the maternity care team at Temiskaming Hospital have led to an expansion of services, including water birth in hospital. Pictured here are members of the maternity care team. Good interprofessional relationships and collaboration have been ...


Labour and birth information from BC hospitals made available to public
Labour and birth information from BC hospitals made
available to public

Labour and birth information for each hospital in British Columbia is now available to expectant mothers, their families, the general public, and health care providers. Perinatal Services BC (PSBC), an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority, has provided this information ...


Canada’s first Obstetrical Triage Acuity Scale
Canada’s first Obstetrical Triage Acuity Scale

OB nurse Jessica Kershaw, and she's reviewing the OTAS tool. OR the group who designed the OTAS London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) has developed a new tool to improve patient care by better managing the triage process for expectant mothers ...


Volunteers support at-risk families beyond the delivery room
Volunteers support at-risk families beyond the
delivery room

Trusted advisor, caregiver and friend: Parent Relief Volunteer Program volunteers wear many hats in their support of families at-risk. As any new mom or dad will tell you, parenting can be challenging at the best of times. But if you’re ...


NICU at North Bay Regional Health Centre: Caring for our smallest patients
NICU at North Bay Regional Health Centre: Caring for our
smallest patients

North Bay Regional Health Centre NICU – Going above and beyond for our smallest patients When Kristen Roy’s water broke at 34 weeks, she didn’t quite believe it. “I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t even think that was really ...


Teamwork keeps birth close to home at rural community hospitals
Teamwork keeps birth close to home at rural
community hospitals

Natalie Wright (right), a registered midwife at Caring Hands Midwifery Services in Alliston, enjoys positive working relationships with the members of the health care team at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, including Dr. Glasine Lawson (left) an OB/GYN at the hospital. In ...


Expanded Family Birthing Centre offers more space and capacity to care for more moms and babies
Expanded Family Birthing Centre offers more space and
capacity to care for more moms and babies

The new Family Birthing Centre at St. Joseph's Health Centre is addressing the growing need for obstetrical care in Toronto’s West end with increased capacity to welcome 4,000 new babies into this world every year. This summer, St. Joseph's Health Centre ...

Posted: December 18, 2012|Obstetrics & Gynaecology|0 comments

New, one-of-a-kind clinic cares for moms with postpartum disorders
New, one-of-a-kind clinic cares for moms with
postpartum disorders

Immediate treatment can often save a life. But what if the illness is hidden and affects a patient during, what’s supposed to be, one of the happiest stages of life? Recognizing the potentially devastating impact of postpartum mood disorders, Mount Sinai ...

Posted: December 2, 2012|Obstetrics & Gynaecology|0 comments

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