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Joseph Brant Hospital

Site: Burlington - Lakeshore Rd

Service: Maternal and Child Program

Contact Information
Office Phone Inquiries 905-632-3737; 
Rhesus (Rh) Clinic 905-632-3737 ext 4881; 
Breastfeeding Clinic 905-632-3737 ext 4840 OR 905-681-4840 ext 1; 
Warm Line 905-681-4831
Fax 905-681-4838
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Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Family-centred care program for mothers, newborns and families * services provided for prenatal to postpartum stages, including Breastfeeding, Rhesus (RH) Clinic, and Gestational and Paediatric Diabetes clinics 
Childbirth/Prenatal Classes 
* offered one weekend per month from 9 am–4 pm (for current dates, see website) * cost is $175 per couple (includes hospital tour) 
* register by calling 905-681-4881 (calls taken Mon and Wed 9 am-3 pm * Tue, Thu and Fri 1 pm-3 pm)  
* payment can be made over the phone by VISA or MasterCard, or by debit or cash in person with the cashier between 8:45 am-4:15 pm  
* payment required a minimum of one day prior to class 
* classes take place in the Busby Room in the south tower, main level 
Rhesus (RH) Clinic 
* Rh Negative factor can affect the health of newborn babies, but can be treated with a simple injection for the mother 
* clinic is held Wednesday mornings to confirm the Rh factor in the blood and treat Rh-negative women with required injection 
* recommends that women ask their doctor or midwife about their Rh factor, health care provider will provide referral to clinic if required 
Breastfeeding Clinic  
* Tue-Sun 8:30 am-3:30 pm (by appointment only) 
* staffed by a board-certified lactation consultant each clinic day  
* provides care for babies up to the age of 6 weeks that were born at JBH or babies with a physician or midwife in Burlington, who has privileges at JBH  
* clients may also be seen in the prenatal period to discuss infant feeding  
* free transportation to clinic available, ask to determine eligibility 
* beyond 6 weeks of age more support is available from Halton Region Public Health Department, for more information see separate listing here  
The nursing team assists new mothers and babies with breastfeeding during their hospital stay and provides support and assistance after discharge both in the clinic and over the telephone * nursing team works closely with the Breastfeeding Clinic to plan care for families 
Warm Line  
* Mon-Sun 24 hrs 905-681-4831  
* dedicated line answered 24 hours a day by a registered nurse in the Maternal and Child Program  
* available to all mothers who have delivered at Joseph Brant Hospital for the first six weeks  
* concerns about a baby older than six weeks should be directed to family physician or Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000 
Paediatric and Gestational Diabetes Clinic 
* Gestational Diabetes Clinic is for women who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes or women who are already diabetic and become pregnant  
* The Paediatric Diabetes Clinic provides outpatient care to children and adolescents under the age of 18 living with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes 
* Clients will receive instruction about diet, exercise, glucose monitoring and insulin administration (if needed)
Hours Vary by service (see Service Description)
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Varies by service (see Service Description)
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees Fees for Childbirth Prenatal classes
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
1245 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 0A2
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Intersection Maple Ave and Lakeshore Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Health Care ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Perinatal / Pregnancy / Postnatal ; Postnatal / Pregnancy ; Young Parents
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Childbirth Education ; Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ~ Pregnant Women ; Delivery/Childbirth ; General Expectant/New Parent Assistance Programs ; Hospital Orientation Programs/Tours ; Obstetrics/Gynecology ; Pediatrics ~ Diabetes ; Postpartum Care ; Prenatal Care ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ New Parents

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