Welcome to Maternal Newborn Care

The Postpartum Care Unit at LHSC provides care to approximately 6,000 families annually. Our Birthing Centre on Level 4 Zone B includes an assessment/triage area, 16 birthing rooms, four caesarean birth rooms. On level 4 of zone C and D, is our 44 bed Postpartum Care Unit. Over 12,000 patients visit the assessment area annually.

The direct care provider group consists of registered nurses, registered practical nurses and nursing students, obstetricians, residents and medical students, family physicians, anesthesiologists, midwives, patient service associates, social workers, lactation and dietitian consultants, on a referral basis.